“My immediate social network is my family. That’s where participation really counts.”
The Checkout: Live from 92YTribeca is curated by Joshua Jackson, host of WBGO’s hour-long music magazine The Checkout. Jackson is an unparalleled enthusiast for modern expressions in jazz. Today, he is also the focus of the 92Y Culture Klatsch, our 12 question interview series that looks at the subjects media and culture diet.
92YTribeca: How much do you use Twitter and Facebook (or other social networking services)?Read the full interview on the 92Y Blog»
Joshua Jackson: I use both regularly to share the content I produce for The Checkout and NPR Music, but I don’t engage too much on a personal level. When I do, it’s usually via the Twitter account. I’m still negotiating the fine line between the public and the private self. There’s value in social networking as a tool, but not so much for being one. My immediate social network is my family. That’s where participation really counts.
Spoiler alert: He’d “rather be in a small aluminum boat in the shallow brackish marsh of Lafourche Parish. Thinking about absolute and infinite nothingness.”