Oct 30, 2011

A Nation of Vidiots


       Interesting article by Professor Jeffrey Sachs on the impacts of television.

NEW YORK – The past half-century has been the age of electronic mass media. Television has reshaped society in every corner of the world. Now an explosion of new media devices is joining the TV set: DVDs, computers, game boxes, smart phones, and more. A growing body of evidence suggests that this media proliferation has countless ill effects.