Media group lauds some black shows as `family friendly'

January 1996
Jet;1/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p14
Reports that the Media Research Center, a conservative organization known for its stand against sex and violence on television, has released a report containing a list of `family friendly' prime time shows. Claim that the shows promote responsible themes and traditional values.


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