Episode 67: Nielsen Nastiness and ESRB Origins

For today’s wholesome and hearty Media Majors, take a big bowl mix in one part corporate greed with two parts political intrusiveness, set to a boil and you’ve got two piping hot stories about rating systems! Liam vents about the Nielsen System and how it’s destroying everything good in television while Tom talks about the origins of the ESRB, the group that determines video game ratings.

tags: arthur nielsen, nielsen ratings, television, nielsen families, nielsen boxes, people meters, netflix, hulu, joe liebermen, kohl, mortal kombat, night trap, esrb, sega, nintendo, senate

Time Code

Liam’s Story 3:31

Tom’s Story 19:55

SCC 39:35

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