Why The MPAA Sucks At Its Job, According To Science

The University Of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center conducted extensive research that has proven parents become more and more desensitized to the sex and violence that they see in movies. This includes people who work for the MPAA. It’s now been speculated that employees of the MPAA have become so numbed because of their profession that films that were rated R a few decades ago are now less violent than today’s PG-13s. The published study states, “People who rate movies for the MPAA, who are themselves parents, could be subject to the same desensitization and thus more likely to be lenient when it comes to evaluating the appropriateness of such content for children.” – Gregory Wakeman,Cinema Blend
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