‘Just one hour listening to an MP3 player can damage hearing‘ shrieks the Daily Mail.
Cobblers, say I.
Look, this happens every generation – I have little doubt it happened when the Victrola came along. We had it in the sixties, with transistor radios and their single ear-piece. By the eighties, the doom-mongers, having lingered in clubs with their forecasts of music-induced deafness during the seventies, had moved on to the Sony Walkman. Yep, we were all going to go deaf.
Remarkably, here we are, Continue reading