The front page of the Times business section today excitedly reports that Nielsen Media, the TV-ratings people, are now for the first time including college students in their sample. This is predicted to be exceedingly good news for young-skewing shows like Family Guy and America’s Next Top Model, according to the article. Judging by the accompanying photo, it is also good news for marketers of high-end denim, black shirts, and hair straighteners.
It’s not time for finger-pointing. We know the problem. It’s been years of neglect, and in many cases it’s been these radical environmentalists that want nature to take its course.…You know what? This is on them.