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    New PTC Research Finds Disturbing Increase in Jokes About Child Sex Abuse on “Family Guy”

    by  • May 19, 2015 • Broadcast Decency, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization, Violence • 2 Comments

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    In a new research report about Fox Broadcasting’s Family Guy, the Parents Television Council found a disturbing and increasing pattern of jokes on the show about sexually abusing children. In fact, 79 percent of all the sexually violent scenes that aired on the primetime broadcast...

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    EW’s Exclusive Q&A with PTC President Tim Winter

    by  • December 29, 2014 • Advertiser Accountability, Broadcast Decency, Cable Choice, Misrated, Movies, Profanity, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization, Television, Violence • 2 Comments

    Just before Christmas, Entertainment Weekly published an unedited question and answer session (warning: the original story on the Entertainment Weekly website contains graphic images) with PTC President Tim Winter.

    It’s not to be missed!

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    It’s unusual for a major publication to devote such resources to...

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    NY Post: The Family Hour Is Dead

    by  • October 27, 2014 • Broadcast Decency, Profanity, Sex, Sexualization, Violence • 9 Comments

    Naomi Schaefer Riley has an excellent piece over at the NY Post, highlighting some of the vulgarities masquerading as “family shows.”

     “Mom” has its humorous moments, but this is one “family” sitcom you’d never watch with your family. And it’s hardly alone. The premiere of “The Millers” last year included an extended conversation...

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