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TV Exposure May Be Associated With Aggressive Behavior in Young Children Three-year-old children who are exposed to more TV appear to be at an increased risk for exhibiting aggressive behavior, according to a new report co-authored by a researcher from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The report, which appears in the November issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, analyzed survey data from 3,128 mothers of children… Read More

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood reports: FCC Will Launch Inquiry into Children’s TV More than 2,500 parents signed CCFC’s Father’s Day letter to President Obama urging the President to authorize both the FCC and the FTC to evaluate their current policies to determine whether they meet the needs of twenty-first century families. Last week, the FCC announced an inquiry into its children’s television rules, including inappropriate marketing practices. CCFC applauds the FCC’s proposed inquiry… Read More

Turn it Off Poster Contest Screentime.org is sponsoring Turnoff Week 2009 the week of April 20-26.  Screentime.org advocates that turning off the screen gives us time to think, read, create, and do the things we never have time for. This allows us to connect with our families, engage in our communities, and to feel good about ourselves as we grow more physically and mentally active. As part of their campaign Screentime.org is… Read More

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