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[20 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Teens: Imitating 87 Hours of Watching Porn

Pornography Influence on Teens
A recent research study, conducted by Cyber Sentinel, of 1,000 teenagers showed that the average teenager spends 87 hours a year looking at porn. That is equivalent of 1 hour and 40 minutes a week browsing for pornography.
What other topics did the teenagers search for online?

31 hours a week looking at soft pornography, plastic surgery, family planning, emotional support and dieting.
1 Hour 8 Minutes on cosmetic surgery sites on procedures like breast augmentation and collagen implants.
Teens also go online to find information on pregnancy, contraceptives, sex and …

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[17 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Susan Boyle – Britians got Talent – I Dreamed a DreamWhat are Viral Videos?
Viral Videos are online video’s that gets spread around very quickly. People like the video and send the links to their friends who send to their friends and so on. Typically when people say a video goes viral, it means millions of people view it within a span of several days. Companies all dream of having one of their videos go “Viral”.
Periodically as part of the creativity series, I’ll post some videos that have gone viral. …

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[15 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

The University, a place of Higher Education. A source for the development of the mind, a place to practice discipline, and a training ground to build the type of skills and networks needed for the best of futures.
The University of Maryland, College Park announced that the student union would show a porno movie as a way to… wait show what?!
Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge will be shown at midnight Saturday in a campus theater usually home to tamer fare such as independent and foreign films. The distributor of the film, Digital Playground, offered …

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[10 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Children as Commodities, Influence of Media on Children

 
Media Influence on Children – Marketing Power
“The advertising and marketing industry spends over $17 billion a year on shaping our children’s identities and desires.”
Below is an excellent article discussing the influence of media and money in “commodifying” of children in our modern culture. The article itself is very long so I’ve excerpted pieces of it below with a link at the bottom to the original source. Enjoy!
As we face difficult economic times, everyone is wondering how are we going to bounce back? What can be done? In all the pain …

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[8 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Gracepoint Fellowship Church – GLive Opening Video
Gracepoint Berkeley Church, a Christian Church located near UC Berkeley, recently had a large scale performance called Gracepoint Live or “GLive”. This production occurs every 2 or 3 years where 100s of college students who are part of one of their affiliated Christian campus groups perform several skits and musicals tackling life questions. About 1900 were in attendance this past weekend.
This year their theme was “UNDO: Can you delete the past?” discussing the regrets we have or will have about life. Below is their …

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[6 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
No Freedom of Religion, Anti-Christian Britain?

How aware are you in regards to the media’s impact on our view of religious freedom?
Freedom of Religion Curbed
If I asked you to think of a country that has no freedom of religion, what countries come to mind? Perhaps an Islamic country like Afghanistan where converting from Islam to Christianity is punishable by death? Perhaps a country like China where churches are persecuted and people are only allowed to meet in a handful of government sanctioned churches? How about the United Kingdom?
Story of a Dedicated Foster Mother
There was once a …

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[3 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Clean Cut Media Climbing the Ranks
Dumbfounded again. Pageviews (Growth). I am a very strong optimist but each month I still wonder how it could possibly grow anymore.
Jan: 2,504 Pageviews
Feb: 4,705 (88%)
Mar: 12,651 (169%)
Clean Cut Media Statistics Weekly
I expected some growth this month, but the incredible jump was unexpected. Clean Cut Media is starting to draw some attention by fellow bloggers and websites as we occasionally get emailed notes from similar sites. It’s also a good sign when other blogs link to your articles!
We were even approached for an acquisition! If …

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[1 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Clean Cut Media Torn Heart
Hello Clean Cut Media Visitors!
What most of you are not aware is the fact that Clean Cut Media has been growing at a ridiculous rate. See the numbers for itself.
Jan: 2,509 Pageviews
Feb: 4,700 Pageviews
(87% Growth)
Mar: 12,651 Pageviews
(169% Growth)
We will post more exciting details as we do in the beginning of every month.
However considering the growth…
Family Social Advocacy Site Approaches Clean Cut Media
I’ve been in talks with a family/social advocacy site about them potentially acquiring this blog and domain. So far the money on the table is …

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[30 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Average Adult Watches an Hour of TV Ads a Day

TV Media Consumption

When the subjects were asked to recall their media consumption behaviors, “people underestimated the amount of time they spent with TV by a substantial amount,” about 25 percent on average. – Mr. Wakshlag

Average Americans are exposed to 61 minutes of TV ads and promotions every day.
An Average Adult are exposed to some form of digital screen (TV, GPS, Cellphones, Computers) for 8.5 hours a day.
Computer usage has supplanted radio as the second most common media activity

These are some of the statistics found by the Council for Research …

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[25 Mar 2009 | 104 Comments | ]
Girl Self-Esteem & Image Issues & Parents

Almost across the nation 50% of young girls are engaged in negative activities such as injuring and cutting themselves or engaging in unhealthy eating habits and disorders due to self-esteem and self-image issues.

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[22 Mar 2009 | One Comment | ]

“… why do researchers and the biotech industry push so hard for public funds for embryo-destructive research?… because they stand to make huge profits through potential patents. It’s potentially far more lucrative than research involving adult stem cells. – Breakpoint
Were you aware that not a single clinical success has resulted from treatments using embryonic stem cells yet there has been many great success stories involving the use of adult cell stems?
So why is it that most of us are not aware of the progress that has been made in adult …

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