The Great Unplugening
A Survivor's Journal appears in The Morning News today.
Posted on July 10, 2008 to Elsewhere
"I'm glad there is plenty of money in the budget for 700 million hours of PSAs on this, and that they somehow manage to not actually inform anyone about what exactly is going to happen."
They made the cable companies pay for the PSAs. Since the cable companies do not make any money if everyone just gets a free-to-cheap converter box and watches the free digital instead of buying basic cable, the PSAs dance around this issue in a rather uninformative way and their customer service reps are given no training on it, by and large.