TomCruise http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4621/all en MTV's Pinata of Profanity http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-pinata-profanity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MTV&#039;s Movie Awards show was a pre-planned profanity barrage, starting with Tom Cruise. What is it about celebrities that they absolutely must be obscene in front of audiences with millions of impressionable children watching? </div> </div> </div> <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>It should tell you something that MTV is still highly valued by Hollywood as the televised center of the coolness universe. Why else would a top movie star like Tom Cruise dress up ridiculously as a fat, bald, bearded guy and embarrass himself in a profanity-littered skit on the MTV Movie Awards? <br /><br />Cruise opened the show by saying he was going to take the program, put it up his posterior, and make it a diamond. He welcomed viewers to "Relax, and enjoy my two-hour giant s--." And so it began, an apt description for the two hours that followed. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-pinata-profanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell MTV profanity TomCruise Sat, 12 Jun 2010 16:09:00 +0000 admin 4783 at http://www.mrc.org Barbara Walters Betrays 'Fascinating' Bias http://www.mrc.org/articles/barbara-walters-betrays-fascinating-bias <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >ABC's Barbara Walters showed the <a href="http://www.thrfeed.com/2008/12/barbara-walters.html" />13.2 million viewers</a> who watched her Thursday, Dec. 4 “Ten Most Fascinating People” special that she can swallow pretty much anything but mainstream conservatism.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/barbara-walters-betrays-fascinating-bias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc BarackObama BarbaraWalters bias MileyCyrus RushLimbaugh SarahPalin TenMostFascinatingPeople TinaFey TomCruise Fri, 05 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27966 at http://www.mrc.org