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In the age of Internet ascendancy, a new study holds that television continues to be at least as transformative a force as the 'Net in many parts of the world. But Michael Best, assistant professor in Interactive Computing, cautions against some of the study's interpretations, such as its characterization of the show "Baywatch" as "an everyday tale of lifesaving folk."

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In the age of Internet ascendancy, a new study holds that television continues to be at least as transformative a force as the 'Net in many parts of the world. But Michael Best, assistant professor in Interactive Computing, cautions against some of the study's interpretations, such as its characterization of the show "Baywatch" as "an everyday tale of lifesaving folk."

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interactive computing, Michael Best, Mike Best, television
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  • Created On: Jan 5, 2010 - 8:00pm
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