Television

Anti-War Opinionizing Not "Exterminated" in TV Reviews

Neil Genzlinger finds an anti-war message in a reality show about pest control.

Critic Works "Extreme" Patriot Act Criticism Into Review of Oppenheimer Doc

TV critic Mike Hale: "And the more extreme features of the Patriot Act may come to mind when witnessing some of the tactics used in the campaign to smear [J. Robert] Oppenheimer and remove ...

Hollywood's Best and Worst

New Tube vs. Old Tube

One study reveals teens watch less TV than older generations but another study finds access to racy material is just a click away.

Apostles of Atheism

How the broadcast and print media helped spread the Gospel of Godlessness in 2007

Unmasking the Myths Behind the Fairness Doctrine

I do not agree with what you have to say, but Ill defend to the death your right to say it. - Voltaire

Potty Mouths OK for TV but Not for the Supreme Court

As profanity explodes on television, lawyers arguing a broadcast decency case before the High Court are using euphemisms.

Teen Pregnancy and TV

Sexy TV Shows, Violent Video Games Linked to Teen Sex, Aggression

Two studies published by Pediatrics find that sexy TV shows are associated with higher teen pregnancy rates, and violent video games with increased hostility in children.

Times Implausibly Finds "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart Nonpartisan

Michiko Kakutani: "For all its eviscerations of the administration, 'The Daily Show' is animated not by partisanship but by a deep mistrust of all ideology." What show has she been watching?
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