Krisula Moyer

I've never liked TV news. I watch occasionally late at night and am always
dissapointed in the "journalism". Dh and I have always been newspaper
readers, NPR fans and now, we often google a news subject that catches our

My kids haven't seen much news, they typically ask to change the channel or
turn it off if it comes on. Once my dd then 7yo saw some coverage of a
kidnapping while she was sleeping over atr afriends house. She had
nightmares and wouldn't go into her bedroom alone for weeks. I couldn't
believe my friend let them watch it. When I asked what she was thinking she
said "oh it was just on." I was so mad.

Original message:
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2003 12:14:44 -0800
From: Tia Leschke <leschke@...>
Subject: Re: Questions?

>I stopped watching most TV news when my first child was a toddler, because
>I didn't want her to be exposed to it. Although she now (age 10) has free
>reign of the remote control, she doesn't choose to watch the news.

My son never chose to watch TV news until recently. He's 16.