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Turkey gets first Christian TV station

By Julia A. Seymour
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Turkey | For the first time, millions of people in Turkey watching government-regulated satellite television will be able to find Christian programming. Shows created…

Clarence Thomas vs. paternalistic racism

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Last night a family-oriented cop show, CBS’s Blue Bloods , had a subplot about a police executive pulling strings to help a grown son avoid the consequences of…

Cable charade

Cable charade

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When hyperbole diminishes the plain meaning of words

Midday Roundup: Boehner issues shutdown warning over immigration

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Security line. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, took a stand this weekend against the president’s executive action on immigration, saying he would allow…

Distinct approaches

By Megan Basham
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Television | Black-ish uses humor to explore a timely question

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

What's your favorite Super Bowl ad from recent years?

By Marvin Olasky
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Television | Why do television shows often portray America as worse than it really is, but the commercials that grab us make it look better? Rachel Lynn Aldrich did a…

Super Bowl showdown: cute puppies vs. devoted dads

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Television | NBC filled out its last few, coveted Super Bowl ad slots on Wednesday, just days before the game, a later sellout date than usual, according to CNN. The value…

Midday Roundup: Senate serves up Keystone bill for veto test

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Ready to rumble. The Senate approved a bill with bipartisan support Thursday that would complete construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Hours earlier,

A new Hollywood attempt at selling Jesus

By Sophia Lee
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Television | Marketing for the TV movie Killing Jesus predictably downplays the divinity of Christ

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey

By Megan Basham
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Television | No one could deny that there are still plenty of soapy conventions like secret love affairs, improbable crimes, and private conversations that happen to be…

Justified; The Americans

By Marvin Olasky
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Television | Justified , the critically acclaimed FX series, starts its sixth season on Jan. 20. Set in rural Kentucky’s drug culture, it has depths of characterization…

Hanging out with Freaks and Geeks

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Television | Everyone has been talking about Seth Rogen and James Franco during the past weeks because of The Interview . Certainly a hullaballoo of this kind—a nation…

 
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