With the exceptional support of my family, medical team and friends, I am very optimistic about the future and look forward to continuing my life, my work and adventures still to come. I remain the luckiest guy I know.Tom Brokaw • Regarding his recent cancer diagnosis. Brokaw, who has worked at NBC News for the past 48 years, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a bone marrow disease.
We started a Web site, but NBC refused to let us put the address on any of our ads because they didn’t want people to know the Internet existed. They were worried about losing viewers to it.
Sums up the entertainment industry pretty well. (via parislemon)
In a way, they were right (ratings as a whole are down, people aren’t watching TV as much), but in another way, this was so shortsighted.