Television

Condemning Netflix's ‘Cuties’ Should Be Noncontroversial

"...the film is attempting to critique rather than to celebrate the exploitative sexualizing of young girls. But by doing the very thing it critiques—repeatedly, gratuitously, horrifyingly—it undermines its point" - TGC

Related: Why ‘Cuties’ Isn’t Just Netflix’s Problem

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New Netflix Show Features 9-Year-Old Transgender Character

"The child was born male and named Joseph. At just 5 years old, the young Texas native’s parents insisted their child was actually a transgender girl and should be allowed to use the girls’ bathroom. Joseph now identifies as a female and goes by the name Kai Shappley." - FaithWire

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Israel pulls the plug on GOD TV, claims it was trying to evangelize Jews

"Israel has decided to remove the U.S.-based evangelical Christian station GOD TV from the Israeli cable television provider HOT .... Asher Biton, chairman of Israel’s Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council, said he told the station last Thursday that it has seven days to halt broadcasting." - CPost

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Spike in violence, profanity on TV shows rated OK for kids

"PTC's research found a 28-percent increase in violence displayed in television content rated TV-PG in 2017 to 2018 compared to PG-rated programs analyzed during the years 2007 and 2008. During that same timespan, research shows a 43.5-percent increase in profanity on PG-rated shows." - Christian Examiner

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Veggie Tales Reboot, but with the Gospel This Time

Phil Vischer: "It’s so much easier to just tell a Bible story, pull a moral value out of it, and end with a Bible verse. There is value in that. ... But if you stop there... you never actually get to the message that leads to regeneration that leads to new life that leads to the fruit of the Spirit." - Cranach

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