This report represents the fourth consecutive year in which researchers have conducted a comprehensive analysis of the programming for children available in a large urban market over the course of one week.
The national poll measures parents’ and children’s opinions of television programming, their viewing and other media-related behaviors, and knowledge of attitudes toward relevant policy issues.
The purpose of this study was to gather information on media uses by and reaching Latino American preschoolers. The study examines how Latino American preschoolers watch television, use computers or play with video games.
This report examines the amount of quality of television programming specifically designed for children. The evaluation includes results from a national survey over 1,200 parents and 300 of their children to determine attitudes toward children’s television.
This report focuses on the commercial measurement of television’s child audience and the possible effects of this measurement system on the amount of education programming available to children.
This report seeks to determine whether newspaper coverage of children’s shows has been affected by new Federal Communications Commission guidelines regarding the airing and labeling of educational programming, and, if it has, in what ways.
This national survey assesses the views of parents and children about children’s television.
The research presented in this report represents the second year of a five-year effort initiated by APPC. The research reflects a continuing interest in measuring the availability of high-quality children’s programs, identifying the obstacles confronting producers and broadcasters in the airing of these programs, and assessing the impact of public policy on children’s access to
This study was designed to assess the impact of the new Federal Communications Commission regulation involving educational programs for children on the current activities and future intentions of a representative sample of local broadcasters.
This report examines the effects of television viewing on young audiences. Using meta-analytic techniques as the primary method for describing the research, this paper synthesizes the work on positive effects of television.