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    Kids Getting Hooked on Porn

    by  • June 12, 2013 • Sex, Sexualization • 1 Comment

    Stat4The ease with which one can access hardcore pornography on the Internet has become a standard joke in the popular culture… but it’s not funny when innocent young children are being exposed to sexually explicit imagery.  The push in schools and elsewhere to get...

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    Where’s the Consumer Demand for THIS?

    by  • May 21, 2013 • Cable Choice • 5 Comments

    How many times have you heard it argued that television content providers are just delivering what audiences want? That since networks are in the business to make money, they would never air content that would drive away viewers, and so if you’re offended by what you see, you must be in the minority.

    If that’s...

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    TV’s Latest Sex Obsession: Virginity

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Sex, Sexualization • 0 Comments

    In the sex-obsessed world of TV, the sex topic du jour on TV is virginity.

    Recent plot lines on Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and New Girl have centered around characters’ first sexual encounters, chastity vows, and a man confiding to a date that he has never had sex.

    Though superficially this may seem like a positive development...

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    PTC Responds to Announced Departure of FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell

    by  • March 20, 2013 • Broadcast Decency • 0 Comments

    LOS ANGELES (March 20, 2013) – In response to the announced departure of Commissioner Robert McDowell from the Federal Communications Commission, Parents Television Council president Tim Winter has issued the following statement:

    “We commend Commissioner McDowell for his service to the FCC for the past six years. His voice and expertise have been invaluable on a...

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    Misrated: The Carrie Diaries

    by  • January 31, 2013 • Misrated, Sexualization • 0 Comments

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    From 1998 through 2004, the premium cable network HBO showed the drama Sex and the City. The program was met with unquestioning hosannas from the entertainment industry and critical establishment, particularly for the way it’s four female protagonists treated sex: spewing four-letter words and going to bed with any man who came along, then getting...

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