MTV http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/156/all en Hollywood Plays Around With Virginity http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hollywood-plays-around-virginity <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Back in the 1950s, C.S. Lewis saw chastity as under attack with “all the contemporary propaganda for lust” that makes people “feel that the desires we are resisting are so ‘natural’, so ‘healthy’, and so reasonable, that it is almost perverse and abnormal to resist them.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/hollywood-plays-around-virginity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Dakota Fanning MTV Virginity Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:35:03 +0000 tim.graham 46932 at http://www.mrc.org Step Right Up to MTV's Incest Plot http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/step-right-mtvs-incest-plot <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 class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>For those who predict the coming collapse of Western civilization, there’s always MTV for proof. At this year's Television Critics Association summer tour in Hollywood, MTV put on a panel discussion for the press with the cast and creators of a forthcoming series called "Happyland." The female star of the show, actress Bianca Santos, announced the new MTV motto: “Incest is hot, and we’re going to have fun!” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/step-right-mtvs-incest-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division incest Lisa de Moraes MTV Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:39:29 +0000 tim.graham 46790 at http://www.mrc.org Cyrus Video Takes another ‘Wrecking Ball’ to Hannah Montana http://www.mrc.org/articles/cyrus-video-takes-another-wrecking-ball-hannah-montana <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Infamous photographer directs naked video. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you were hoping the Miley Cyrus VMAs fiasco reflected a temporary, er, lapse in the singer’s judgment, her new music video, “Wrecking Ball,” should demolish those hopes.<img src="http://bmicmistockphotos.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/vmas.jpg" style="float: right;" height="158" width="285" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cyrus-video-takes-another-wrecking-ball-hannah-montana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family disney Miley Cyrus MTV Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:33:26 +0000 matt.philbin 44451 at http://www.mrc.org Forever Tawdry MTV http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/forever-tawdry-mtv <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> The tawdry sexual dancing of Miley Cyrus on the 2013 edition of MTV’s Video Music Awards has been denounced by nearly everyone – conservatives, liberals, and libertines (who flunked it for lacking “hotness"). That theme is exhausted. Let’s shift the discussion back to where it belongs: the cultural cesspool that is MTV.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/forever-tawdry-mtv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Miley Cyrus MTV Video Music Awards Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:45:20 +0000 tim.graham 44402 at http://www.mrc.org Only Truth in ‘True Life’ is MTV’s Contempt for Conservatives http://www.mrc.org/articles/only-truth-true-life-mtvs-contempt-conservatives <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show paints righties as gun-totin’, government bashing, crazy, loud-mouthed protesters. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>What’s more embarrassing, hateful, ignorant and racist than a “right-winger”? Not much, according to MTV. The youth oriented network’s reality show “True Life” ran an episode called <b>“<a href="http://www.mtv.com/videos/true-life-i-hate-the-government/1700820/playlist.jhtml#series=2211&amp;seriesId=5232&amp;channelId=1">I hate the government</a>”</b> last Friday which detailed the lives of three “right-wingers.”<img width="253" height="184" style="float: right;" src="http://www.renew-pt.com/images/NEWS-MTV-TRUE-LIFE-LOGO.jpg" />&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/only-truth-true-life-mtvs-contempt-conservatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Government Life Patriotism Politics MTV True Life Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:20:14 +0000 matt.philbin 42485 at http://www.mrc.org Lower Ed: MTV Teaches Savage Sex to Adolescents http://www.mrc.org/articles/lower-ed-mtv-teaches-savage-sex-adolescents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Network thinks Dan Savage should be educating 14-yr-ods about sex. </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/taylor-hughes-honorable-leon-weil-scholar">Taylor Hughes, The Honorable Leon Weil Scholar</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>He’s a guy that spews hate <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dan-savage-america-has-christianity-and-bible-problem">against Christians</a>, <a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/real-dan-savage-bully-against-bullying">Republicans</a>, <a href="http://www.mrc.org/eye-culture/real-dan-savage-part-ii-proudly-perverse">and even other gay people who think differently than he.</a> He’s asserted that “monogamy is ridiculous” and “unnatural.” He’s remarked that the vagina is a “hole that sh**ts babies.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lower-ed-mtv-teaches-savage-sex-adolescents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Education Family Health Politics Dan Savage MTV Savage U Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:09:55 +0000 matt.philbin 40605 at http://www.mrc.org Pathetic Dan Savage http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/pathetic-dan-savage <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> June is “Gay Pride Month,” which immediately begs two questions: Says who? and, How is it that we have become a nation of such compliant sheep that we accept this rubbish?&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/pathetic-dan-savage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division bullying Christianity Dan Savage MTV Thu, 28 Jun 2012 21:09:40 +0000 tim.graham 40521 at http://www.mrc.org Dan Savage: America has a ‘Christianity and a Bible problem’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/dan-savage-america-has-christianity-and-bible-problem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Man thrown out of talk says anti-bullying speaker claimed ‘pope is projecting’ or ‘pope is secretly gay.’ </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/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i>Editor’s Note: Due to the nature of Dan Savage’s comments, there are some potentially offensive words included in this story.</i></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dan-savage-america-has-christianity-and-bible-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family Dan Savage gay homosexual LGBT MTV Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:08:14 +0000 dan.gainor 39947 at http://www.mrc.org MTV's 'Savage' Schoolyard http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-savage-schoolyard <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> MTV is now trying to lure young viewers with a saucy sex show in the “advice” category. They didn’t reach for Dr. Drew or God forbid, Dr. Ruth, or an actual doctor of anything. They turned to filthy sex columnist and gay activist Dan Savage.</p> <p> The new show is called “Savage U,” and it documents Savage touring college campuses to offer snarky/smutty advice to college students. This is MTV’s libertine ideology pitched right at children, and Savage is blunt about how he’ll be going around the parents.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-savage-schoolyard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Dan Savage MTV Sex Education Tue, 10 Apr 2012 21:22:57 +0000 tim.graham 39797 at http://www.mrc.org CBS Plays Up Crosby, Nash Concert for 'Occupy,' Ignores Violence http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-plays-crosby-nash-concert-occupy-ignores-violence <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Elaine Quijano continued CBS's consistently glowing coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Wednesday's Early Show by spotlighting how two-thirds of Crosby, Stills, and Nash gave a concert for the protesters in New York City. Quijano played 12 clips from the concert and from the demonstrators, without once mentioning the growing examples of violence involving the left-leaning movement [audio clips <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/sites/default/files/2011-11-09-CBS-TES-Quijano.mp3" target="_blank">available here</a><strong> </strong>].<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cbs-plays-crosby-nash-concert-occupy-ignores-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert cbs ChrisWragge DavidCrosby ElaineQuijano GrahamNash liberalmediabias MTV OccupyWallStreet TheEarlyShow Thu, 10 Nov 2011 00:23:00 +0000 38386 at http://www.mrc.org MTV's Missing 'Pants' http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-missing-pants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MTV followed up its very popular Video Music Awards telecast with a sneak peek at yet another scripted sex-and-youth show titled &quot;I Just Want My Pants Back.&quot; </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>The pied pipers at MTV were certainly delighted that they attracted their largest audience ever measured for their Video Music Awards show, more than 12 million viewers. It began with Lady Gaga as a male impersonator and ended with rapper Lil Wayne dancing around wearing women's leggings affixed literally below his rear end.</p> <p> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-missing-pants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell LilWayne MTV Sexuality Sat, 03 Sep 2011 13:31:00 +0000 admin 726 at http://www.mrc.org Viacom's Endless Violations http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/viacoms-endless-violations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the midst of Weinergate, MTV worked overtime to make crotch-grabbing just another acceptable part of the cultural scenery. </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> <div style="text-align: left; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none;">It's so ironic that in the very midst of the Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, television's most shameless channel, MTV, is working overtime to make any notion of sexual restraint obsolete. This year's MTV Movie Awards aerobically established a new low.<br /></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/viacoms-endless-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell JustinTimberlake MTV Rihanna Sat, 11 Jun 2011 14:47:00 +0000 admin 702 at http://www.mrc.org CMI Commentary: Viacom's Endless Violations http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations <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's so ironic that in the very midst of the Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, television's most shameless channel, MTV, is working overtime to make any notion of sexual restraint obsolete. This year's MTV Movie Awards aerobically established a new low.</p> <p> Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis are starring in the upcoming summer comedy "Friends with Benefits," yet another movie exploring the "dream life" of casual and very cold sex. As they introduced the award for Best Male Performance, Timberlake and Kunis grabbed each other's private parts on national TV.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Culture 2004 added air anthony audience breasts cut deal Donald green guidelines held history industry joked justin kunis life millions mother movie MTV music national network passionate pattinson performance played replied reynolds Rihanna sexual standards timberlake Trump Twitter Viacom videos vulgar witherspoon Fri, 10 Jun 2011 01:54:00 +0000 admin 2104 at http://www.mrc.org MTV's Crotch Profits http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-crotch-profits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Viacom&#039;s profits are up over sleazy MTV reality shows like &quot;Jersey Shore.&quot; Now the second season of MTV&#039;s teen comedy &quot;The Hard Times of R.J. Berger&quot; has centered an episode on a female teacher and a boy having loud sexual intercourse in a janitor&#039;s closet. </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 style="text-align: left; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;">America can display a strange sexist standard on child sexual abuse. When an adult woman assaults a teenaged boy, Hollywood laughs this off as a teen dream come true. The topic was great fodder for '90s teen shows like "Dawson's Creek" with not a drop of judgment inserted, proving that when Hollywood pleads it's only "reflecting reality," it's really only reflecting its own reality.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/mtvs-crotch-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell MTV R.J.Berger Viacom Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:55:00 +0000 admin 688 at http://www.mrc.org CMIs Dan Gainor Appeared on The Joy Behar Show to discuss MTVs "Skins" http://www.mrc.org/articles/cmis-dan-gainor-appeared-joy-behar-show-discuss-mtvs-skins <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/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor appeared on the January 24 broadcast of Headline News' 'The Joy Behar Show,' to discuss <a href="../../../../../../../../../cmi/articles/2011/Skins_A_New_Low_Even_for_MTV.html">the raunchy new teen drama</a> from MTV, 'Skins.'</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cmis-dan-gainor-appeared-joy-behar-show-discuss-mtvs-skins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family appeared behavior CMI create MTV show skins teen teens Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:31:00 +0000 admin 2192 at http://www.mrc.org