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A Parent’s Guide to Streaming Media

A resource for parents and families who are considering whether to “cut the cord” and switch to streaming media, evaluating and comparing both the economic and non-economic impacts associated with the myriad and most popular streaming media platforms.

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Netflix Reform

Netflix and its board of directors are getting rich off of explicit content. Worse, they are desensitizing millions of viewers at home by asking them to be entertained by it. What kind of America are we creating for our kids?

Stop Netflix from further exploiting children!

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Ratings Reform

The TV Content Ratings System is failing America’s children. The TV ratings were designed to help parents decide what is appropriate for their children. But this system clearly does not work, and the PTC is leading the way to fix it!

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From the Blog

“A View from the Elephant’s Back-Side”

Written by Tim Winter | Published May 13, 2021

“When television is good, nothing—not the theater, not the magazines or newspapers—nothing is better. But when television is bad, nothing is worse. I invite each of you to sit down in front of your television set when your station goes on the air and stay there for a day without a book, without a magazine, without a newspaper, without a profit and loss sheet or a rating book to distract you. Keep your eyes glued to that set until the station signs off. I can assure you that what you will observe is a vast wasteland.”

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PTC Announces New Name: Parents Television and Media Council

Written by PTC | Published April 14, 2021

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A Parent's Guide to Streaming

This is the major finding in the Parents Television Council’s third analysis of emerging technologies, and the PTC’s first examination of the top streaming video platforms and content providers.

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