It’s common knowledge that there are more commercials during TV programs than there used to be. While adding a few seconds here or there hasn’t been all that noticeable, there are a few channels that are pretty bad offenders, with commercial breaks running as long as 8-10 minutes. Now one prominent TV programmer has decided […]
The Parents Television Council (PTC) isn’t happy with MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs). The watchdog group is charging MTV with marketing sex to minors.
The last time I watched anything on MTV, it was still showing music videos. When over the weekend I caught the channel on a restaurant TV, I didn’t expect to recognize anything. And I didn’t, until the commercial break, where three startups I’ve written about — Jewelmint, ShoeDazzle, and Dollar Shave Club — advertised their […]