Hollywood Out on Strike? Don't Hurry Back
It feels like morning in
The Culture and Media Institute doesn't usually go in for labor strikes, but in
Yes, destroying the culture. According to CMI's National Cultural Values Survey, 73 percent of Americans believe
This strike provides a wonderful opportunity for Americans to reflect on what they've been dumping into their minds in the name of entertainment. Just look at this season's CMI headlines about the fruits of
Blasphemy as 'Satire'
Sarah Silverman portrays God as an arrogant, pot-smoking, foul-mouthed boyfriend she can't wait to dump.
ABC delivers leftwing propaganda in the guise of entertainment. Tila Tequila: the Latest in MTV Sexploitation
Like all reality shows, this one suffers from noticeable scripting, which must have been done by drooling old men in raincoats. ABC Takes 'Big Shots' at Traditional Values
New “dramedy” normalizes irresponsible sexual behavior, depicts grown men as eternal adolescents. A Modern-Day Stoning!?! Cold Case Smears Christian Kids
CBS's entertainment division portrays devout teens as murderers and hypocrites and their youth pastor as a pervert, while taking cheap shots at abstinence education. CBS's Cold Case Adds Insult to Injury
One Sunday they savage evangelical Christians. The next week, one year after the
What compels anyone at the E! network, from the CEO to the lowliest of interns, to associate himself with this product? The World According to the TV Critics
Showtime's new series, Californication, blatantly and obscenely blasphemes Christianity and insults the Catholic Church – and not a single major media critic even notices.
A steady diet of this poison is bound to affect the way people think. CMI's special report, The Media Assault on American Values, found a striking contrast between people who watch less than one hour of television per evening and people who watch four hours or more. Heavy TV watchers are less likely to volunteer or make charitable contributions, less likely to attend church regularly, less committed to virtues like honesty and personal responsibility, more permissive about sex and more likely to turn to government to meet their needs rather than relying on themselves.
We're optimistic about the
Here's another piece of good news: A new Census Bureau report says more American parents are limiting TV and reading to their kids. Perhaps this is a response to the violence, sex and profanity those
According to a Bloomberg report, a