Pope Francis comes out as the first TV free pope in almost a century, saying he promised the Virgin Mary in 1990 that he would never watch again.

Saint Clare of Assisi, the patron saint of television was unavailable for comment.
White Dot is compiling an archive of memories and advice from the last generations to grow up without television. They have a complete set of social and parenting skills we are about to lose forever.
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Jeweler Alexis Dove imports glass from piles of smashed TV sets in Afghanastan and turns them into beautiful necklaces. Who says the Taliban are all bad?
The American Academy of Pediatrics has made the connection no one else will: TV makes kids fat. In their May issue of the journal Pediatrics, they urge doctors to ask patients how much time they or their children spend watching television. Again they advise that children under two should watch none at all.
This summer White Dot ran two of our Zocalo events. We asked peoplein a neighbourhood of Brighton to put chairs outside their front doors and sit together for an evening instead of watching television. One family pulled out their entire sofa. The drinking wasn't our idea, but it seemed to work..
A new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine claims that "TV viewing time may have adverse health consequences that rival those of lack of physical activity, obesity and smoking; every single hour of TV viewed may shorten life by as much as 22 minutes." Let the class action suits begin!
Remember what your favourite diner, pub or coffee shop was like before they put in the TV screens? Help us get rid of them! Add to our database of Ruined Diners and help us target them with leaflets, petitions and direct action. Buy your TV-B-Gone and get zapping.
A new study from Cornell University shows that television is responsible for the developed world's rising rates of autism in children. If this is true, can parents and governments have any choice but to stop children watching it?
The United Kingdom misses its chance to elect a prime minister who doesn't watch television. Voters go for the guy who "looks prime ministerial".
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