Will the new president in January 2009 be greeted with millions of angry former television viewers? The crack team that brought you the Katrina response and "Mess-o-potamia" (the Daily Show's term for the Iraq quagmire) seems to be doing only the legal minimum to prepare for the analog-to-digital transition. Articles about NTIA director John Kneuer's response by Ted Hearn in Multichannel News and by Phillip Swann in TVPredictions.com cover the situation. "You're doing a heckuva job, Johnny."
Update 19 Jan. 2007:
Also see David Hatch's NTIA Chief Is Noncommittal About Subsidy for TV Boxes. Link: National Journal. --Dennis