MPAA And Cable Industry Back Bill To Study Media And Violence

By | Tuesday July 30, 2013 @ 8:47am PDT

Movie and cable lobbyists say that they ““welcome further examination of the reasons behind societal violence” – the rationale behind the bill to be marked up at the Senate Commerce Committee today that would require the National Read More »

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UPDATE: President Obama Urges Study Of Links Between Media And Violence

By | Wednesday January 16, 2013 @ 1:13pm PST

UPDATE, 1:13 PM: Entertainment organizations are weighing in to support Obama‘s gun initiatives. The MPAA, NAB, NCTA and Independent Film & Television Alliance just issued this joint statement: “We support the President’s goal of reducing gun violence … Read More »

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MPAA Lobbies Supreme Court Against Schwarzenegger’s Ban On Selling Or Renting Violent Video Games To Minors

By | Friday September 17, 2010 @ 9:32am PDT
Mike Fleming

The MPAA is leading the charge on behalf of showbiz guilds against California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 2005 California law banning the sale of violent video games to minors. The lobbying group for Hollywood studios is urging the Supreme Court to uphold … Read More »

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GTA IV Countdown: Are Video Games Or Movies More Violent? One Expert Analyzes

gtaiv.jpgI’m going to keep a spotlight on video games over the next days because of all the hype surrounding the April 29th release of Grand Theft Auto IV which is going to set a new sales record for entertainment product (perhaps $400 mil, way … Read More »

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