named http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2609/all en CMI COMMENTARY: Pageants and "Prosti-Tots" http://mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-pageants-and-prosti-tots <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> People who love reality television often have a special attraction to 'train wreck' shows. For two years now, the tasteless titans of the cable channel TLC have been exploiting the spectacle of hyper-ambitious stage mothers parading around 'beauty queens' just barely out of diapers in thousand-dollar gowns. The program is titled 'Toddlers & Tiaras.' But now it's even worse: they're dressing up little girls as what radio hosts are calling 'prosti-tots.'</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-pageants-and-prosti-tots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Culture aired awards cable dickey dolly episode facebook getup girl girls hair impact innocent julia license named offensive pageant parton pedophiles people prosti show tiaras tlc tlcs toddlers tots year years Fri, 16 Sep 2011 18:26:00 +0000 admin 2101 at http://mrc.org More Hot Air http://mrc.org/media-myths/more-hot-air <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/mediamyths/2005/More_Hot_Air_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/more-hot-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2005 abc activity american atlantic back bazell blame category cbs climate controversial coverage cycle Debate decades didnt experts explained Georgia global historical history Hurricane Hurricanes included increase increased intensity Journalists Katrina looked michaels named NBC network networks news NOAA pacific people percent position public record relationship reporter Reporters research scientific season september set show stories storm storms story stronger studies study tech tropical warming warning wasnt Weather webster years Thu, 08 Dec 2005 03:03:00 +0000 admin 30099 at http://mrc.org