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ABC's Porn Pinup for Teenage Girls

John281 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 8:56 AM
It is hard to believe that supposedly serious newspeople or any other content providers in any medium (including Bozell) are so dumb that they don't know what their function in life is: filler between ads. To do that successfully they have to entertain at least as well as they inform. Hard to believe you people can't figure that out. They broadcast what sells advertising. Nothing hard about that.
rickmcq Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 9:01 AM
Perhaps Bozell is saying that Nightline could have selected either a different story with which to entertain us between commercials or that they could have presented their selected entertainment to us in a different fashion between the commercials.

Thanks for educating us on the purpose of programming, though.
Sometimes it's hard to measure the distance between the supposedly established, respectable press and the seediest corners of hardcore pornography. On March 1, ABC's "Nightline" celebrated a porn star named "James Deen" (real name: Bryan Sevilla). The apparent "news" hook is his role in a forthcoming movie with the ever-more pathetic Lindsay Lohan.

ABC reporter Cecilia Vega sold Deen as a 27-year-old hazard to teenaged girls. They're boasting that he's found a new frontier of porn consumers, "some of them so young we couldn't even interview them on camera. Their parents had no idea that secretly they have a crush on a...