Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
There are good reasons why everybody should heed politicans' advice not to believe the media. One of the best is that the media report what politicians say.
Cinema, radio, television, and magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen without hearing.
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.