Lets Keep the Pressure on Nick: No Violent, Sexualized Videogames for Young Children; AAFP Pushes Ahead with Coke Sponsorship; New Report Demonstrates Food Industry Self-Regulation Has Failed—Junk Food Still Extensively Marketed to Children; Send in your nominations for CCFC's 2nd Annual TOADY Awards; Recommended Reading on the Web; Support CCFC's Year-End Campaign
CCFC's Consuming Kids Summit: New Presenters Added; CEUs Available; Great Resources for the Holidays; Looking for Parents/Students/Teachers to Help Stop Channel One; Three New Studies Raise Concerns About Screen Time and Young Children; Things We Wish We Didn't Know; A Sad Day for Families: NIMF to Close after 14 Incredible Years; Is There a Future for Ad-Free Children's Media?
FTC Agrees to CCFC PG-13 Movie Marketing Investigation Request; Registered Yet? CCFC's Super Early Bird Special Ends Nov. 1; Kids Spend More Than One Full Day Per Week Watching TV; New Study: Least Healthy Cereals Heavily Marketed to Kids; Things We Wish We Didn't Know; Actions Speak Loudest: Keeping Our Promise for a Better World; More on Baby Einstein...and Why It Matters
The Song is Over for BusRadio; CCFC Honored by Psychologists for Social Responsibility; Have You Seen Consuming Kids?; Coalition Demands FCC Action on Product Placement; Parental Contol Company Sells Data on What Kids Say; Smart Choices? An Interview with CSPI's Michale Jacobson
We Made It!; Get involved! Stop PG-13 Blockbusters from Targeting Preschoolers; FCC Will Launch Inquiry into Children's TV; Recommended Listening: The Healthy Media Choices Hour; Recommended Reading: Ad Nauseam by Carrie McLaren and Jason Torchinsky; CCFC on Twitter
Transformers Marketing Still Not Transformed: CCFC Urges FTC to Act; Commercial-Free Play: Retro or Revolutionary; Commercial Radio on School Busses is Not in the Public Interest; CCFC's Father's Day Appeal to President Obama Delivered to the White House
Urge President Obama to Help Families Protect Children from Commercialism; Teachers to Scholastic: Don't Use Us to Market Toys, Make-up and Brands toChildren in School; Consuming Kids Opens to Rave Reviews; Recommended Reading: Six, Going on Sixteen: Fighting 'age compression' and the commercialization of childhood; Upcoming Events
MEDIA MADNESS: The Impact of Sex, Violence & Commercial Culture on Children and Society; Crisis in the Kindergarten: A New Report on the Disappearance of...
CCFC Urges PBS Sprout to Put The Good Night Show to Bed; FCC to Conduct BusRadio Study Requested by CCFC; Teachers Tell Scholastic to Shape Up!; Hardy Girls, Healthy Woman Says No Makeover for Dora; Celebrate Turnoff Week: April 20-26; Editorial: Dora the Ex-Explorer by Susan Linn
Update: Putting the Book Back In Book Club; Shape Up Scholastic: A New Group on Facebook; Save the Date: CCFC's Next Consuming Kids Summit April 8-10, 2010; CCFC 2008 Summit Presentations Now on YouTube; News Roundup; Book Review: The Sexualization of Childhood, edited by Sharna Olfman
Have You Voted Yet? TOADY Polls Close February 8; Vive la Quebec! Food Company Found Guilty of Violating Kid Ad Ban; New Review Finds No Benefits, Possible Harm from Baby Videos; Quick Reads on the Web; Book Review: Living Without the Screen: Causes and Consequences of Life without Television by Marina Krcmar; EDITORIAL: Protecting the First Daughters (and Other Kids, Too) - by Susan Linn