Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Walmart gives video filtering a boost

Entertainment | The retail giant’s new service illustrates the high demand for family-friendly content
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/27/19, 03:49 pm

Parents who want to protect their children from TV violence, sex, and crude language gained another ally this month. Walmart unveiled content filtering on its streaming platform, Vudu, which offers free and paid access to popular movies and TV.

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Evidence of a crime

Abortion | Abortionist defends the work of the pro-life Center for Medical Progress
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/23/19, 03:30 pm

Pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt called on an abortionist to help in their legal defense. Forrest Smith, who claims to have committed 50,000 abortions in his career, testified for the defense last week at the pre-trial hearing for Daleiden and Merritt, who face more than a dozen felony charges related to their work exposing how Planned Parenthood sold aborted babies’ body parts. Smith told a judge last week that Planned Parenthood’s practice of delivering live babies and harvesting their organs defied even the abortion industry’s standards of decency.

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Game of Thrones takes final bow at Emmys

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/23/19, 11:36 am

The HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones dominated the prime-time Emmy Awards for the last time Sunday night. The show, which ended earlier this year, took home a record-tying 12 awards, including best drama series and best supporting actor in a drama for cast member Peter Dinklage. HBO programs won 34 total awards, more than streaming rivals Netflix, which won 27, and Amazon, which took home 15, including best comedy series for Fleabag.

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