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Re: Jackass,Viacom&CBS

> Also, as I stated in an earlier post, I believe blaming a TV program for a
> person's behavior is ridiculous.  I think the whole issue of blaming the
> media for societal problems has received more publicity than it deserves.

Well, when you show a TV movie on Thursday night that shows a bunch of kids
lighting a homeless guy on fire...and then on Friday some kids light a
homeless guy on fire...then there's something going on that needs to be
discussed, (not dismissed) as easily as you seem to.

> Politicians on the left and right have played up the issue because it's
> always good to have a bad guy to blame when things go wrong, and the media
> is an easy target.

And an obvious one.

The due influence behavior...wether you want to admit it or not...and
therefore carry some responsibility.


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