Sarah Vaala, Ph.D., a Martin Fishbein postdoctoral fellow at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, offered her expertise on the effects of new technologies on young children to the Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, N.J.). The article was also picked up by USA Today. Parents adopt their own rules for kids’ screen time (Courier-Post, May 21, 2013) Parents
Children, Adolescents, and the Media (Sage, Third Edition, 2013), co-authored by Victor C. Strasburger, M.D., University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Barbara J. Wilson, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and APPC Area Director Amy B. Jordan, Ph.D., has been updated to reflect cutting-edge research on the impact of media on youth. (From the
The results of a study by APPC researchers Sarah E. Vaala, Ph.D., Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., and Amy B. Jordan, Ph.D., were published in the journal Zero to Three (March 2013) “The media environments and television-viewing diets of infants and toddlers” Abstract: High rates of infant and toddler screen media use coupled with research
Routledge has named Amy Jordan co-editor of the Journal of Children and Media beginning immediately. Dr. Jordan, director of APPC’s Media and the Developing Child area, has been on the editorial board of the journal from its inception in 2007, and served as guest editor on a special issue on policy. To mark the occasion,
APPC Research Associate Jessica Taylor Piotrowski and Research Coordinator Shonna Kydd gave a poster presentation, “Developing Media Interventions to Reduce Household Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption,” at the 29th annual scientific meeting of The Obesity Society in October. Authors of the work are Amy B. Jordan, Michael Hennessy, Jessica Taylor Piotrowski, Amy Bleakley, and Shonna Kydd of
Amy Jordan, Ph.D., Director of APPC’s Media and the Developing Child program, was guest editor of a volume of the Journal of Children and Media (Vol. 5, Number 1) focused on international perspectives on children’s media policy.