Vast Wasteland Rests, in Pieces

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/7/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p106
The author reflects on the implication of the statement of Newton Minow, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission in the U.S., declaring that he can assure proper supervision of a vast wasteland through television (TV) broadcasting. Minow complained against game shows, violence and comedies about unbelievable families aired on television. As claimed, his whine made a significant contribution in the advancement of technology in TV.


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