Virtuous reality : how America surrendered discussion of moral values to opportunists, nitwits, and blockheads like William Bennett
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Front end papers: "Who is Martin Rimm?", pornography, Beavis and Butthead, Money Train, "what is old and new media", "What is a media phobe?', Bill Bennett--5 mil in 3 yrs-$40,00 per lecture, moral, teenage daughter, "Journalists have blown it--coverage of Internet 24 million users, William Paley, David Sarnoff, Leonard Goldenson--VCR's and zappers broke the grip, Justin Hall's Web Page, "journalism has helped create hysteria around popular culture, Communication Decency Act (CDA), media has no ideology, young are abandoning the press, "What is NECC?" Notes and underlinings: "old order is shaken", "cultural nervous breakdown", youth and digital revolution, Katz's career, Thomas Paine/Common Sense, zombie kids, nation of hermits, journalism, publishers, Media phobe--block, ban cancel, no credibility, bland, safe media, Thomas Merton, Rap, WWW, Internet, newspaper readers, newscast watcher's down, WELL, Hotwired, Ross Perot, free speech, Bob Dole, films and TV. incite violence, the Sensible person, John Locke, children's choices, digital generation.