This is a good article for anyone who’s interested in the man behind all the quotes about why smart people watch dumb TV. Robert Thompson, a prof on TV and culture at Syracuse, tries very hard to get his name in the press. And he succeeds. (Hat tip: Dan Drezner)
Link: The University of Chicago Magazine.
Robert Thompson, television and pop-culture expert, tunes out critics’ raised-eyebrow reactions to his field.