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Young people, who voted overwhelmingly Democratic, had their politics shaped by Nickelodeon. In my survey of today’s college students for my new book Hooked Up, I discovered how many of their ideas, perspectives, sensibilities and attitudes could be tracked back to Nickelodeon. Nick programs like Rugrats and Spongebob Squarepants dominate the shows they name as their favorites at age 12 or younger. While Fox News may influence the generations that are quickly losing power, it’s the Rugrats generation who are now assuming power. Watch this week’s video on the Rugrats generation and their influences.
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