Children’s Programming

Kids and TV: Researchers Urge Parents to Cut Back – and Offer Help on Pulling the Plug

Although most parents agree that their kids should watch less television, they also aren’t certain how to pull the plug, according to a new study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, RTI International in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Children and Television Media Policy Roundtable Discussion

In February, Kathleen Q. Abernathy, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission; Edward J. Markey, D-MA; Jill Luckett, Vice President, Program Network Policy, National Cable & Telecommunications Association; Patti Miller, Director of the Children and Media Program, Children Now; Vicky Rideout, Vice President of the Kaiser Family Foundation; Amy Jordan, Senior Researcher, Annenberg Public Policy Center, and Emory

Public Policy, Family Rules and Children’s Media Use in the Home

Despite Significant Changes to Media Home Environment, Parents Still Most Concerned about Kids’ TV Watching, V-Chip Ratings and Three-Hour Rule Not Doing Job In Helping Parents Guide Children’s Viewing Habits Study examines how families use media and explore the implications of two major public policy initiatives established to help parents better supervise their children’s television