Monday, January 8, 2018

New York Times 1939: TV will never catch on

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New York Times TV Critic James Poniewozik just unwittingly proved that the Times has been faking it for almost a hundred years. He tweeted a piece of an article from 1939, which was nothing but straight-up, anti-TV propaganda. It read: "The problem with television is that the people must sit and keep their eyes glued on a screen; the average American family hasn't time for it. Therefore, the showmen are convinced that for this reason, if for no other, television will never be a serious competitor of broadcasting." The Resident discusses.