This morning’s New York Times has a great story on the rise of violent in-flight entertainment. While I had noticed this during my recent trips on Continental, I haven’t had to deal with it while traveling with my children. My favorite quote from the piece comes from Eric Kleiman, director of product marketing for Continental, who claims that their position is in keeping with the changing standards of network television. “Our approach is consistent with where society is going with this.” Now there’s an intelligent policy.
For more information on this undercover issue, visit kidsafefilms.org. You can view clips of what your child will see on your next flight. There’s also a petition to Congress to put an end to violent in-flight entertainment.