Would You Cancel Your Cable To Make a Change?

I recently read a post where the author was urging African American people to cancel their cable subscription for 381 days. I applaud the opinion and of the author. I also commend the initiative that the author has taken to make right a wrong. I agree that the state of BET’s broadcast quality has been consistently negative, uninspiring and just simply ridiculous.

BET… unfortunately… is one of the few stations that claim to represent the “Black” viewer and I surely do not see an adequete representation of the Black American Community. Do you think cancelling cable for 381 days will make a difference?

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Public Says TV Is Getting Worse
NEW YORK (AP) – Terrie Williams doesn’t know anything about what’s coming up in this fall’s new television season. And she’s fine with that.
Williams, a mother of four from Richmond Park, Ill., is among the 62 percent of Americans who say that TV programs are getting worse, according to a poll by The Associated Press and AOL Television. Only 22 percent said they are getting better.
“They didn’t curse on TV like they do now,” said Williams, 38. “My daughter is 19 and I am still uncomfortable watching things with her. It’s all about sex, sex, sex.”
TV networks seem more interested in separating people to watch different sets around the house instead of bringing families together, said Williams, who has fond memories of watching “The Waltons” long ago. …
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Homosexual content prominent on primetime TV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–When it comes to homosexual characters and themes on primetime television, ABC and the CW lead the pack, a new study says, although all five major broadcast networks have enough such programming to cause Christian families concern.
The study of one year’s worth of programming found that 15 percent of all of ABC’s primetime programming hours during that span contained either homosexual characters or the discussion of homosexuality. The CW was second at 12 percent, followed by CBS (9 percent), NBC (7 percent) and Fox (6 percent).
The first-of-its-kind study was conducted by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). The organization also gave the networks grades: ABC was rated “good,” the CW, CBS and NBC “fair” and Fox “poor.” No network received the highest grade of “excellent.” The study, dubbed the “Network Responsibility Index,” examined programming between …

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