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

The Internet and the Family 2000

Free Gift Could Entice Children Into Revealing Personal Family Information: Online Boys More Likely Than Girls, and Older Kids More Likely than Younger Kids, to Say it is OK to Divulge Information According to this latest report, the majority of parents who have home web access look favorably upon the internet – 89 percent believe

The Three-Hour Rule: Insiders’ Reactions

This report focuses on the impact of the “Three-Hour Rule” – first implemented in the 1997/98 season – on the workings of the children’s television industry and the kinds of television programs children see over the nation’s free airwaves.