Saturday, April 25, 2009

Fewer Americans see TV as necessity: I agree; I'm into my second month without it and doing fine

Floyd Norris of The New York Times writes that a Pew survey released today found the lowest percentage of Americans -- in 36 years of questioning -- consider TV to be a necessity.

Yes, just 52 percent of Americans see it as a must.

I agree. I'm finishing my second month without television and doing quite dandy.

For more of us, a computer, Internet and cell phone are the necessities of living a connected life. And I believe that means connecting to more people than through watching the boob tube.

Change is good. Twitter, anyone?

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