Increased violence began in media publications with the demise of “The Production Code” in 1968; this code determined what was or was not acceptable for publication in the media. The inability to enforce the rules of the code was due to the blatant disregard for the rules by producers who aired their films despite rejection and accusations that their films were unacceptable. Battles regarding many of the rejected films were won in court and eventually the “code” became unenforceable and no longer used. Since 1968 there has been an exorbitant amoun...
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...ble for us to watch. Today the types of programs I have to choose from is limited, and for the love of my children, and ultimately the society in which I live, I choose not to support the greedy beating heart of the television and movie industry.
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