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PTC Blasts MTV's VMAs

Posted 08.27.2013 | TV

The Parents Television Council (PTC) isn't happy with MTV's Video Music Awards (VMAs). The watchdog group is charging MTV with marketing sex to minors...

Violence Rules TV

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.01.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown sch...

Clean Tech and the Big Turnaround

Ron Pernick | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Ron Pernick

Just when you thought climate as a driver was dead, Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Eastern Seaboard, and statistics confirmed the hottest year on record in the U.S. But it's less the strange weather, and more the devastation left in its path, that's the big deal here.

PTC's Latest Target: 'The Walking Dead'

Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

Watch out zombies, the Parents Television Council is coming for you. The PTC is targeting AMC's "The Walking Dead" over the drama's violent content. ...

Lucia Graves

Senators: Expiration Of Critical Subsidy Kills Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of legislators said Wednesday that the failure to expand a critical subsidy for renewable energy could cost Americans...

Wind Energy: Homegrown Power Needs Your Help

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Can wind energy save us from perpetuating the perils of coal, oil and gas? Two new NRDC studies emphatically say, YES! These reports show us the benefits of wind energy on our economy, workers health and communities.

Belief: A Force Greater Than Inertia

Tom Butta | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Tom Butta

Some might see the notion of belief as a non-strategic, softer side of business. That couldn't be more wrong. Belief is the essential ingredient for winning. Look at these three common scenarios. See how belief made the difference.

Watch Out, Implied Nudity! PTC Is Coming

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- A watchdog group says broadcast television is implying a lot more nudity in prime time than it used to. The Parents Television Council sa...

Keep the U.S. Wind Industry Strong by Supporting the PTC Tomorrow

Nathanael Greene | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Nathanael Greene

The PTC is currently scheduled to expire at the end of this year, and this is threatening to cause untold amounts of damage to our burgeoning wind industry.

PTC Messes With The 'B---- In Apartment 23'

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

Not only should you not "Trust the B---- in Apartment 23," but you shouldn't watch "the B---- in Apartment 23" either, according to the Parents Televi...

Skins: What Do We Do Next?

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

If Skins is canceled, I want it to happen because we the people decided it wasn't a good show, not because the government got involved and canceled it.

TV Is Smutty, but the Parents Television Council Is a Disgrace

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Kelly

Obviously sexualizing children is wrong. But so is talking nonsense about nothing in language designed to deceive.

Beyond "Buy American": The U.S. Needs a Clean Energy Strategy

Devon Swezey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Devon Swezey

A new authoritative report shows that the U.S. has fallen to 40th out of 40 developed nations in making the public and private investments necessary to be technologically innovative in the future.