Will The New Puritanism Last?

Even if a majority of Americans claim to agree with the government’s recent crackdown on supposed indecency on the national airwaves, their viewing choices make it fairly clear that risk-taking television isn’t going away anytime soon. “The cold truth is, what viewers say they want — in polls, through organizations and elsewhere — rarely jibes with what the majority of us actually sit down to watch.”

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 11/18/04