Nicholas Johnson — American Public Servant born on September 23, 1934,

Nicholas Johnson is best known for his controversial term as a dissenting Federal Communications Commission commissioner, 1966-1973, and his book, How to Talk Back to Your Television Set. He currently teaches at the University of Iowa College of Law, with an emphasis on communications and Internet law, and since 2006 has posted over 1000 blog essays... (wikipedia)

All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?
A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.
It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.
Taxing poor families runs counter to decades of effort to help people lift themselves out of poverty through work.