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The New Girl (tv program)

Commentary: The old frontier of TV might still be just as good

I'm giving you, the faithful ETC… reader, a break from controversial columns and writing about something I'm sure we can all agree on: television. I was out with a friend not too long ago at Maryland Day, an event at the University of Maryland College Park (our alma mater) that celebrates all things University of Maryland. One of the department exhibits was a quiz hosted by the psychology department on young people and the media, which my friend and I decided to take for fun. One of the questions was something like, "Do teenagers today watch more or less TV than their parents?" We guessed "more," but we were wrong! According to the UMD psychology...