January 19, 2018

Worst TV Dads

Worst TV Dads

This Father’s Day happened to coincide with the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. And while George R. R. Martin introduces us to any number of poor paternal role models, that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the worst TV dads. From murderers and terrorists to dads that will just plain… Read more

Where Have the Respectable Dads on TV Gone?

Dads on TV

By Julie Samrick Certain themes in education were trendy as I earned my teaching credential in the mid-1990s. Gender equity in the classroom was heating up as studies showed boys hogged all the attention in classrooms, while girls fell silently behind. Boys either had the confidence to speak up in class, or they subconsciously demanded… Read more

The Most Dangerous Shows Your Kids May Be Watching

16 and pregnant

Take a look at the most dangerous shows your kids might be watching any why. Think you can guess what’s on the list and why?  Read more

American Media Habits by Age, Gender, Ethnicity

tv popcorn

Women watch more TV than men. And guess which ethnic group may view the least television as a whole, but downloads the most streamed videos? Read the Nielsen report 

Fixated by Screens, but Seemingly Nothing Else


A child’s ability to stay focused on a screen, though not anywhere else, is actually characteristic of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read the full article here

More bachelorettes should do the choosing

the bachelorette

I’ve been a mostly consistent “The Bachelor” viewer during its 15 seasons. I was hooked when the second season couple, Aaron and Helene, got engaged during the finale. My romantic side bubbled as he…Read more