Amy Jordan awarded NCA teaching honor

Amy Jordan, Ph.D., associate director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has been awarded a top teaching honor from the National Communication Association. Dr. Jordan was presented with the 2013 NCA Mass Comm. Division Teaching Award, honoring her “dedication and commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring,” at the NCA’s 99th annual convention in Washington,

Parents’ TV Viewing Habits Influence Kids’ Screen Time

The amount of time that children and teens spend watching television may have more to do with their parents’ TV habits than with family media rules or the location of TVs within the home, according to a study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics, “The Relationship Between Parents’ and Children’s Television Viewing,” published online