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...GORE AND gunplay persisted on prime-time TV shows right after the Newtown school shooting, according to the Parents Television Council. It looks like the media executives are not willing to change and accept responsibility for their part in the...
Overdose of freedom?

...order to attract warm bodies to watch. "By the time an average child leaves elementary school," writes the Parents Television Council, citing various studies, "he or she will have witnessed 8,000 murders and over 100,000 other acts of...
Tell sponsors you don't like TV filth There is no "safe" hour when children will not be exposed to depravity in the most visual ways. The Parents Television Council attempts to keep tabs on the worst shows, and to inform us who the sponsors are. If we want change, we must...
TV editorial could have included more

...universal existence of parental controls via cable, satellite or the V-chip. In your editorial, you cite the Parents Television Council but fail to mention the group's ongoing lobbying campaigns that are directed at regulators and lawmakers...
Law on indecency eludes Congress

...frustrated. "This should have happened a long, long time ago," said L. Brent Bozell, the president of Parents Television Council, an entertainment industry watchdog group. "The House continues to do its job, and the Senate continues...
FCC rejects 36 indecency complaints

...the Federal Communications Commission by the Parents Television Council, a watchdog group that frequently complains...chairman, said nothing about the complaints. The Parents Television Council alleged that the programs, which aired between...
Study: TV entertainment casts negative image of religion

...did in the mid-1990s but tend to depict organized religion negatively, a study released Thursday said. The Parents Television Council watched every hour of prime-time on the broadcast networks during the 2003-04 season and logged 2,344...
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TV show 'Cheaters' tones down its tawdriness

...director of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Parents Television Council. "Cheaters," which is filmed across the...Cheaters": Parents Television Council:
Study: TV reality is harsher than fiction

...Friday by a conservative media watchdog, the Parents Television Council. The group logged an average of 14.5 examples...Super Bowl halftime show," said Brent Bozell, Parents Television Council president. The major culprits are the relationship-based...
Gibson's 'Passion' getting a cool reception at networks, spokesman Tom Southwick said. Brent Bozell, the founder of the conservative media watchdog group, the Parents Television Council, said if broadcast networks turned down "The Passion" because of disturbing scenes, "then there is rampant...