Pediatricians issue new media guidelines for kids. In addition to limiting all entertainment screen time — including TV, the Internet and various smart devices — to less than two hours daily, the guidelines recommend children under age 2 get no screen time.
Most Americans don’t even stop to think about who is feeding them the endless hours of news and entertainment that they constantly ingest. Most Americans don’t really seem to care about who owns the media. But they should. The truth is that each of us is deeply influenced by the messages that are constantly being pounded into our heads by the mainstream media.
Participant Media Shuts Down Cable TV Network Pivot, Series’ Future In Question
Participant Media is shutting down its TV cable network Pivot, after a re-evaluation of their core business. Pivot TV launched in 2013. Parcipant's CEO David Linde said, "As the media landscape changes, we have been evaluating how we fulfill our mission to entertain and inspire social action around ...
September 20, 1984 The Cosby Show premiered on NBC, quickly lifting the network to #1 and turning Thursday nights into "Must See TV." The Cosby Show is one of only three American programs that have been #1 in the Nielsen ratings for at least five consecutive seasons, along with All in the Family and American Idol. People magazine called the show "revolutionary," and Newsday concurred that it was a "real breakthrough."