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L.A. PORN PRODUCERS DECRY LAW REQUIRING CONDOMS ON SET

January 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted to require the producers of any pornographic movie to make certain that their actors use condoms when in front of the camera. But the porn-industry group The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) warned that the effect of the new ordinance will be runaway production. “What will happen is […]

ROKU MOVES PORN FROM PC TO TV

October 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

What with reports indicating that nearly half of all online users have intentionally accessed pornography websites, that it accounts for 12 percent of all online visits and 35 percent of all downloads and that revenue from porn comes to nearly $100 billion a year, more than the combined earnings of Yahoo, Apple, NetFlix, Microsoft, Google, […]

FALLING PORN SALES HURTING CABLE, SATELLITE

August 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Noting that pornographic movies represent “one of TV providers’ most profitable segments,” the Wall Street Journal today (Tuesday) attributed the downturn in video-on-demand and pay-per-view revenue by such providers as DirecTV and Time Warner Cable to a significant drop in the number of viewers watching pornography on their TV sets — and a greater number […]

WILL MTV CANCEL SKINS?

January 27, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

A report appearing in the New York Post on Wednesday quoting an MTV source as saying that the racy new teen drama Skins “may soon be off the air — for good” quickly drew a denial from the cable channel, which issued a statement saying, “MTV stands by the US adaptation of Skins and the […]

ADVERTISERS FLEEING MTV’S SKINS

January 24, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Fans of MTV’s racy new series Skins likely thought that advertisers Taco Bell, General Motors and Wrigley were mighty, well, thinskinned for knuckling under to pressure from the Parents Television Council, which has launched a campaign to encourage followers not to buy products from sponsors of the show. In a statement on Friday, the PTC […]

TV CONTROVERSY OVER PEDOPHILE BOOK GENERATES SALES FOR IT

November 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In yet another case of moral outrage backfiring, sales of the self-published The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure zoomed on Amazon after it became the subject of radio and TV talk shows and cable newscasts on Wednesday. Richard Greaves, the 42-year-old author of the book, said that he had sold just one copy of […]