Ep. 17- Tim Winter | Regulating Media Consumption
In today’s Balanced’ Conversation that offers real solutions, we sit down with Tim Winter, President of the Parents Television Council to answer the question:
"What can you do to regulate the content flowing through the screens in your home and into the eyes, minds, and hearts of your children?"
With more than 20 years in broadcasting, cable, internet and new media technologies, along with a law degree, Tim Winter brings a wealth of experience to his position as president of the Parents Television Council. The PTC is a non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment.
Mr. Winter spent 15 years with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) serving in numerous management capacities for the GE-owned media conglomerate in Los Angeles, New York and Europe. His work experience included network broadcast operations; program production; international and domestic cable; digital media; and the owned-and-operated television station, KNBC. He also participated in the creation of MSNBC, the cable and online news joint venture with Microsoft Corporation.
Mr. Winter worked at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), where he led thestudio’s Interactive Division and its online and video game publishing ventures. He was also president and chief operating officer at FasTV, Inc., an internet media company. Prior to his work with the PTC, he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Desktop TV, a high tech media firm that delivered live broadcasts of business-oriented cable programming to the enterprise marketplace via internet protocol.
Do you have a child who loves to play video games? Are you curious about the link between Video Games and Media Violence? Today’s tangible resource is a book called Game On! Sensible Answers about Video Games and Media Violence and is suggested by our guest, Tim Winter. The book is written in an FAQ format and is a great reference guide that bridges the gap between media researchers and parents interested in scientifically accurate information.
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