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Why I think MTV isnt the reason. Edit**

Anonymous
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Dr. Drew likes to say that his show helped decline the rate of teen pregnancy but I disagree.
Here's 1 reason why
There were over 21 million teens (15-19) in 2010
And only a few million people watch it including adults.

So how can a show with such a small audience be the reason for the teen pregnancy rate to drop?

Edit- I suppose they could have helped but they certainly are not the reason.
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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jillbailey26
by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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MTV should cease to exist.  It's not even music television anymore.


"Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification"  Romans 14:19

wumbo
by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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Are you saying that it has to be a drastic drop for it to be considered true?

ColleenF30
by Lube Girl on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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I say give us our damned music back

brebugmom91
by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:41 PM
If I had seen that show before I got pregnant at 15, I would have been much more careful.
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RaynesMommy07
by Ruby Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:42 PM
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I say I bet MTV don't give a shit what you think.
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Jessica_Esqueda
by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Maybe, maybe not. I do think they sometimes glamourize teen pregnancy as well. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM
What happened to Carson daily on mtv?
CrystalDawn2506
by Bronze Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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I wish MTV was the way it used to be in the 80's 90's those were the glory days. 

MistyMoo
by Ruby Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:43 PM
EXACTLY!! Why the heck is it called music television if it plays absolutely NO music!! I don't understand! It's ridiculous!

Quoting jillbailey26:

MTV should cease to exist.  It's not even music television anymore.

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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 17, 2013 at 5:44 PM
No that isn't what I am saying. I am saying that the rate of teen pregnancy HAS dropped but MTV's show can't be the reason because it only reaches a few million teens. So how could it cause teens who do not watch to not get pregnant?


Quoting wumbo:

Are you saying that it has to be a drastic drop for it to be considered true?


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