Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television

Jerry Mander


a complete departure from earlier writing approximately tv, this e-book is the 1st ever to suggest that the medium isn't really reformable. Its difficulties are inherent within the know-how itself and are so harmful - to private health and wellbeing and sanity, to the surroundings, and to democratic strategies - that television must be eradicated forever.

Weaving own reviews via meticulous learn, the writer levels broadly over elements of tv that experience infrequently been tested and not sooner than joined jointly, permitting a wholly new, scary snapshot to emerge. the concept that all applied sciences are "neutral," benign tools that may be used good or badly, is thrown open to profound doubt. conversing of television reform is, within the phrases of the writer, "as absurd as talking of the reform of a expertise equivalent to guns."

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