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Don’t force Catholic viewers to pay for anti-Catholic cable-TV offerings

December 07, 2012

Noting the prevalence of anti-Catholic propaganda in prime-time television shows, Father Val Peter, the former director of Boys Town, asks whether cable-television subscribers should be required to pay for programming that they find offensive. He suggests “unbundling” cable offerings, allowing subscribers to choose the channels they want:

Is it fair to make a childless bachelor pay for children’s programming, or a person with no interest in sports pay for ESPN?

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Dec. 07, 2012 7:26 PM ET USA

    We desperately need this, but the providers have vested interests in keeping bundling alive. Only Congress or the courts have the power to deal with this (maybe the FCC).