The "exclusive" article, penned by real-life journalist Andrew Gregory, goes on to claim, "Children who are hooked on TV, computer games and the web are at a greater risk of getting cancer in later life." Those people quoted in the rest of the story, however, make no specific mention of such activities.
It's ironic that, as old media continues to get its ass handed to it by new media, all it can think to do is attack and vilify it. You'd think the wiser approach would be to try and appeal to the audience that enjoys this kind of media, rather than alienate or insult it.
Instead, it tries to play on the preconceptions and fears of its existing, aging, soon-to-be-dead audience.
Then it wonders why it's fucking dying itself.
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