Thursday, March 17, 2011

Newton N. Minow

Article: A Vaster Wasteland by Newton N. Minow former chairman of the FCC, PBS, and the Carnegie Foundation, and is the Annenberg Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University.

When you get old and accomplished sometimes you can speak truth to power. Minnow was the man at the FCC who famously once described television programming as a "vast wasteland."