Posts Tagged ‘television’


Broadcast TV “Not That Essential” to Young People, Prof. Jeff McCall ’76 Tells LA Times

A story in this morning’s Los Angeles Times, headlined “TV networks desperately seeking young-adult viewers,” includes comments from Jeff McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University. Scott Collins writes, “As they get ready to roll out their fall lineups next week in New York, rival networks know the feeling. TV executives are scrambling to counter […]

Originally posted: May 11, 2012

Prof. Jeff McCall ’76 Discusses “Aging” of TV’s ‘American Idol’

“As American Idol winds down its 11th season, it’s time to ask: Is Fox‘s smash singing contest losing the kids?,” asks Scott Collins in today’s Los Angeles Times. His story, which examines how the TV program has lost younger viewers to NBC‘s The Voice, includes analysis from Jeff McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University. […]

Originally posted: April 14, 2012