I know MTV is still a network that we turn to for many popular shows. Okay, let me rephrase that, I know that MTV is a network that is still popular amongst our younger generation. With shows like Teen Mom, Buckwild and Jersey Shore, they have remained at the top of their game and continue to experience extremely high ratings.
I do not doubt the intelligence of the executives who bring us such shows. They know what sells and it is hard to argue their success. But I miss the days when that is how we found about up and coming artists or how we learned how to dance like Michael Jackson and Madonna.
Not that I am opposed to the new way we view music videos. Heck, I love to watch music videos online from all over the world (you should too). But I still miss the days that celebrity gossip was actually geared toward celebrities and not wannabes who are willing to do anything for their 15 minutes of fame.
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