Module 6: Interview Report

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Journal 6 – Interview

I used my cell phone to call my grandmother on her landline to discuss her views on the evolution of the television. It would have been preferable to meet in person; however, she resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia making it impossible. She is 77 years old and an avid TV watcher. I asked her to tell me about her views on TV and how things had progressed over the years. She discussed how she did not have electricity or TV growing up and that she saw her first TV in her 20’s and thought it was magical. At this point she still did not own a TV and had to go to the movies to enjoy a show.

As time moved on they got a TV at their house and she loved to watch game shows. Of course it was in black and white without any colour and there were no remote controls. She had to get up and walk to the TV to turn the station onto another channel.

When colour TVs came into play, she loved watching everything in vivid colour and also loved the convenience of the remote control
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However, I noticed a recent article from CBC where they were very critical of one of the co-founders, Yusra Khogali. Khogali was condemned for a racial tweet in which she stated "Plz Allah give me strength to not cuss/kill these men and white folks out here today. Plz plz plz”. Nonetheless, Black Lives Matter is generally portrayed to be a humanitarian organization that engages in significant societal problems and does not drop to the level of perpetrators. Notably, they are recognized to be quite ardent when it comes to a cause they fully support, and they are not afraid to show the rest of the world. From my perspective, I respect what this organization does and appreciate the effort their employees put into making the world a better place for everyone to live and enjoy.