Introducing CCFC’s Board of Directors; A Heartfelt Thanks to CCFC’s Steering Committee; A Big Win for Student Privacy; Screen-Free Week is Almost Here!; Limiting Junk Food Ads is Good; Commercial-Free Schools are Far Better; Brazil Bans Advertising to Kids Under 12; Recommended Reading; Book Review: Her Next Chapter

The Girl Scouts Are #BetterThanBarbie; Let’s Keep the Pressure On; Still No Evidence That Touch Screens Are Good for Babies; Celebrate Screen-Free Week May 5th to 11th; FTC, California Attorney General Weigh-In On Harmful Facebook Settlement; Media Madness: The Impact of Sex, Violence, and Commercial Culture; Recommended Reading

Why we turned down $290,000; Celebrate Screen-Free Week: May 5th-11th ; Do Not Track Kids; Your Baby Can’t Read (and that’s just fine); Parents of screen-free babies, we need your help; Advocates urge Olympic medalist to reject McDonald’s Sponsorships; Recommended Reading

CCFC to Apple: No iPad bouncy seats; New Study: Most Kids Exposed to Junk Food Marketing in Schools; Victory! Disney Ends Pro-Fracking Elementary School Tour; Study: Confidential Student Data is Vulnerable to Marketers; Book Review: Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, from Birth to Tween by Melissa Wardy; Recommended Viewing and Reading

12,000+ to Fisher-Price: No iPad Bouncy Seats for Infants!; Helping Babies Entertain Themselves Without an iPad or Any Other Screen; Spreading the Word About the iPad Bouncy Seat; And the TOADY Goes to . . .; Resources for surviving—and enjoying!—the holidays

Vote for the Worst Toy of the Year; Protecting Young Children from Media Violence; Another Win for Student Privacy; Healthy Kids in a Digital World; Recommended Viewing and Reading

Shutdown; New report shows exciting and concerning screen time trends; Expanding our efforts to reduce children’s screen time; CCFC at NAEYC; Federal Employees: Consider a Donation to CCFC Through the Combined Federal Campaign; Recommended Reading, Listening, and Viewing; Happy Halloween!

Advocates Urge FTC to Protect Teen Facebook Users; Colorado Parents Win Right to Opt-Out of inBloom Database; CCFC in the News; New Film Highlights How Junk Food Marketers Target Children; The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age; Beyond Winning: Smart Parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment; More Recommended Reading; Creepy Quote of the Month; Support CCFC

Save the Tooth Fairy!; Laps, not Apps: One Down, One to Go; Back to School Resources from CCFC; Goodbye, Shara ; Welcome, Abigail!; Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood-Teaching Young Children in the Media Age.; New Study: Burger King & McDonald's Routinely Violate Their Own Marketing Pledges; More Recommended Reading; Remembering Bob McCannon

Our 20K Match — Put Us Over the Top; Protecting Children’s Privacy; Keeping School Buses Ad-Free; The Dark Side of Marketing Healthy Food to Children; Libraries, Commercialism, and Intellectual Freedom; Thank MOM’s; Recommended Reading