Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television

Jerry Mander


a complete departure from past writing approximately tv, this ebook is the 1st ever to recommend that the medium isn't really reformable. Its difficulties are inherent within the expertise itself and are so risky - to private healthiness and sanity, to the surroundings, and to democratic methods - that television must be eradicated forever.

Weaving own reviews via meticulous examine, the writer levels generally over features of tv that experience hardly ever been tested and not prior to joined jointly, permitting a wholly new, scary photo 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 know-how similar to guns."

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