In his article , The Post Advertising Age ' Bob Garfield describes the end of advertising as we know it . According to the author , a substantial number of television and print advertisers may soon find themselves out of work because online advertising is increasing . As a matter of fact , numberless viewers of television and readers of print media have already been seduced by the world wide web , which now caters to their viewing and reading needs better than television and print media ever could . The world of the Internet
is interactive , allowing users to fulfill their viewing or reading needs depending on their demands at any given time . The television and print media , on the other hand , do not carry the advantages that the Internet has . In short , the kinds of choices available to users of the Internet cannot be matched by the advantages of television or print media . The only choice for a television viewer is to change the channels until he or she finds something of interest . The reader of a print magazine , on the other hand , has to purchase a new magazine if the one that he has already bought does not suit his interests . The Internet , on the contrary , is not only cheap , but also has the advantage of presenting all kinds of information to the user . Hence , the advantages of online advertising surpass the advantages of television and print media advertising based on the basic benefits of Internet use as compared to television and print media
The number of people viewing MTV has been drastically reduced thanks to the virtues of the Internet which allows the MTV generation to now enjoy online videos . Also according to Garfield
In December 2005 , Viacom spun off CBS , the so-called Tiffany Network , lest the
broadcast business impede growth and depress shareholder value
Just before Christmas 2005 , Time Inc . laid off 100 employees Just after Christmas , in
January 2006 , Time Inc . laid off 100 more employees . In April 2006...