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.
On June 9, 1997, the Annenberg Public Policy Center held its second annual Conference on Children and Television at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The conference is part of APPC’s ongoing commitment to monitor the state of children’s programming by recognizing noteworthy efforts and achievements in the development and distribution of quality children’s
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 study is the fourth in a series of reports on the subject of children’s television released by the Annenberg Public Policy Center. The study included an examination of overall news coverage of this issue, a detailed analysis of television critics’ treatment of children’s television, and a profile of the entertainment section of nine newspapers.
This report examines how much children’s television programming is available, how much of what is available is high quality, enriching programming, and where and when the high quality programs can be found.
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.
The first annual Annenberg Parents, Children and Television Survey was conducted to provide a comprehensive profile of attitudes and viewing patterns of both parents and children.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center hosted the first Conference on Children and Television in June of 1996. The goal of the conference was to focus on what is good about current programming for children, the positive role that high-quality, educational television can play in children’s lives, and ways producers and programmers can overcome the obstacles