“Perhaps the most obvious loss is what we call our sense of reality. Television combines news about the war, Paris Hilton’s career, global warming and Geico commercials into events of equal importance. The result is an enormous population that believes nothing matters….
When one is informed, one is strengthened. Persuasion does not guarantee the same result.”
milton glaser, the designer/citizen. published on AIGA.org september 20, 2005