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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-25-11 01:11 PM
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20. And now even Thom Hartmann is discussing the Skins controversy
Edited on Tue Jan-25-11 01:12 PM by alp227
with Reason magazine managing editor Jesse Waters. (Reason is a libertarian magazine.) I'll post the interview later. It's during the 3rd hour of Hartmann; archives are on Hartmann happens to be asking questions from the angle of "protecting the children" (the Parents Television Council angle).
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  -'Skins' loses two more advertisers Joanne98  Jan-24-11 09:58 AM   #0 
  - what's the show about? n/t  WhiteTara   Jan-24-11 10:01 AM   #1 
  - I think it's about  Mz Pip   Jan-24-11 10:05 AM   #3 
  - Some people over there  dipsydoodle   Jan-24-11 10:02 AM   #2 
  - Is this the BBC program or a remake?  ClassWarrior   Jan-24-11 10:08 AM   #4 
  - A toned down remake....  targetpractice   Jan-24-11 10:12 AM   #5 
  - Toned down? I'd expect some US puritan discomfort over the original. But a toned down version?  ClassWarrior   Jan-24-11 10:22 AM   #6 
  - Not really toned down yet.  Xithras   Jan-24-11 01:01 PM   #8 
     - i did a little research about the issue  alp227   Jan-24-11 01:23 PM   #10 
        - CPPA was shot down because it banned images that even appeared to be teens.  Xithras   Jan-24-11 03:02 PM   #12 
           - aah thank you for clarifying further and enlightening us  alp227   Jan-24-11 04:51 PM   #14 
              - I didn't mean to suggest that they were consolidated...  Xithras   Jan-24-11 05:54 PM   #16 
                 - this isn't the first time the PTC has accused entertainment of child abuse  alp227   Jan-24-11 10:40 PM   #18 
  - although BBC America showed the British version stateside,  alp227   Jan-24-11 01:23 PM   #11 
     - The version run by BBCA was also edited a bit.  Xithras   Jan-24-11 03:10 PM   #13 
        - My son and I have watched the series on Netflix  eilen   Jan-24-11 06:34 PM   #17 
  - It's all crap tv anyway.  Dappleganger   Jan-24-11 11:28 AM   #7 
  - Yep  Joanne98   Jan-24-11 01:14 PM   #9 
  - Except the programming you yourself watch...  LanternWaste   Jan-24-11 05:11 PM   #15 
     - I would bet that Dappleganger doesn't watch TV at all.  Webster Green   Jan-25-11 06:35 AM   #19 
  - And now even Thom Hartmann is discussing the Skins controversy  alp227   Jan-25-11 01:11 PM   #20 

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