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1968 Letter Decried too Much Violence on TV

On April 4th, 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Two months later (June 6th), Robert F. Kennedy was also shot and killed. That very ...


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Stats on Americans' TV Viewing Habits

In a nationwide 2014 survey Barna found the following stats about Americans' TV viewing habits:

  • 74 percent of Americans turn on their TV everyday
  • 5 percent don't watch any TV

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How Long Is Your Video of Being Present?

Imagine at the end of your life you're welcomed into the presence of Jesus, who has saved you by his grace. In the midst of all the wonderful things we ...


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TV's Impact on Marital Happiness

Do you want an easy way to keep romance alive in your marriage? Turn off the television. That's the advice from researcher Dr. Jeremy Osborn from Albion ...


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The Man behind the Designated Driver Campaign

In the 1980s, Jay Winsten, a professor at Harvard, had learned about a program in Scandinavian countries called the "designated driver." ...


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Film Critic Can no Longer Tolerate Violent Films

In the 1990s Rod Dreher was working as a professional film critic who reviewed numerous films with graphic violence. But just before the birth of his ...


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Statistics about Our Immersion in Video Stories

In his book Popcultured, Steve Turner offers the following two ways to illustrate our fervent consumption of popular culture:

The filmmaker Paul Schrader ...

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TV Shows in Brazil Change Family Values

A 2012 article in New York magazine told the story about a trio of researchers who were trying to solve a sociological mystery. Over the course of 40 ...


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The Deteriorating Standards of Sex on TV

In 1896, a film called The Kiss outraged moral guardians by showing a couple stealing a quick kiss. "Absolutely disgusting," said one critic. "Such things ...


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Bees Give an Example of How to Approach Popular Culture

The 4th century church leader Basil offered a unique image for how Christians today can approach popular culture. Basil was referring to "secular books," ...


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