Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, August 31, 2009

"Wire" Creator: Advertising Hampers Creativity

David Simon, who created the popular series The Wire, says advertising constrains creativity on television. "Television as a medium, in terms of being literate and telling stories, has short-changed itself since its inception. "That is because of advertising." He made his comments at the Edinburgh International TV Festival.

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