|Melissa:||I have no problem with people wasting massive amounts of time in front of their tellies.|
|Tim:||(wryly) Neither does Big Brother.|
|Melissa:||I like to think of television as a harmless tranquilizer that keeps many people out of trouble.|
|Tim:|| (nodding) It's a superb propaganda tool. And as people migrate from traditional
TV towards the Internet,
no doubt governments will try to control that too.