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Nielsen Study: Responding to criticisms from the television networks over the recent case of “disappearing viewers,” the A. C. Nielsen Co. has agreed to study the possibility of combining its current “people-meter” ratings system with some other kinds of audience measurement. The networks have contended that flaws in the “people-meter” system are responsible for the recent drop in TV viewing shown in the Nielsen ratings. See “By the Numbers” below for a look at the Nielsen families.


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