Textbook Co-Authored by Amy Jordan receives favorable review

Children, Adolescents, and the Media (Second Edition, 2008, Sage), co-authored by APPC’s Amy B. Jordan, Ph.D., with Victor C. Strasburger, M.D., University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and Barbara J. Wilson, Ph.D., Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was reviewed in the Journal of Children and Media (Vol. 4, No. 4, 2010). Reviewer John

Dr. Amy Jordan published in Pediatrics

Amy Jordan, Ph.D., head of APPC’s Media and the Developing Child program, Ed Donnerstein, Ph.D., of the University of Arizona, and lead author Victor Strasburger, M.D., of the University of New Mexico, were published today in Pediatrics online. The paper, “Health Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents,” will appear in hardcopy in April. Article

APPC Research Cited in FCC Report

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued the report: “Implementation of the Child Safe Viewing Act; Examination of Parental Control Technologies for Video or Audio Programming” (August 31, 2009). The report to Congress frequently cites the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s early assessment of the efficacy of the V-Chip television blocking technology.   Lead author Amy

New Textbook Co-Authored by Amy Jordan

The textbook Children, Adolescents, and the Media (Second Edition, 2008, Sage) is now available. Amy B. Jordan, Ph.D., director of the Media and the Developing Child sector of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, is co-author of the book, along with Victor C. Strasburger, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and Barbara J. Wilson, Ph.D.,

Amy Jordan on Children and Electronic Media

Amy Jordan, director of the Media and the Developing Child sector of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has authored “Children’s Media Policy,” the final article in the latest issue of the journal The Future of Children, which is devoted exclusively to children and electronic media. The journal is a collaboration of the Woodrow Wilson School of

Amy Jordan Briefs Senate Staff on Childhood Obesity

More than nine million children in the United States are overweight, a figure that has tripled since the 1970s. Overweight children are more likely to suffer psychological and physical health problems in their youth, and those problems are likely to follow them to adulthood. Obesity may be the number-one health problem facing children today. That