TITLE

On smut patrol with the PTC's Brent Bozell

AUTHOR(S)
Bednarski, P.J.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Electronic Media;05/31/99, Vol. 18 Issue 22, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the study by the Parents Television Council which reported lack of restriction on television programs' sexual content. Rise in the sexual content, foul language and violent content in TV programs; Monitoring of prime-time broadcast network television shows; Sexual liberation of network television in the 90s.
ACCESSION #
1952033

 

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