From: firstname.lastname@example.org (JamesOberg)
Date: 16 Feb 2001 14:32:55 GMT
Subject: Re: Did we land on the moon ????
<First, I think everyone who watched the Fox special and was appalled by it
should write a stern email (or letter, or what-have-you) to the Fox studio
executives telling them your displeasure with their actions in this regard.>
Forget Fox. Target the advertisers.
Sadly, though, advertisers LOVE these kinds of programs. It's what's become
known as 'Oberg's Rule of TV Pseudo-Science' :
"Advertisers love TV shows that are guaranteed to attract gullible,
intellectually deficient viewers, it makes it easier for their ads to con
To counter this, you have to hit them in the pocketbook, their only organ that
has a sense of pain (or shame).