In particular, check out the “Generation M” reports. And, In particular again, the amount of time children spend with media is noteworthy and remarkable -- between 45 and 53 hours a week! The news release, video, and full report are particularly interesting.
Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood. The name almost says it all. Particular topics you can find here include: violence, sexualization, play, ad creep, body image, materialism, schools, obesity, news, articles, and more. For numerous other organizations that focus on media & childhood see: http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org/about/memberorgs.htm Boston Magazine article about the founder, Dr. Linn, her mission and her impressive background.
“A non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment.” Research, tools, and advocacy info, including a guide to specific media out now, and reports on numerous media related topics.
A YouTube video of the documentary by the same name. Now available to all . . . speaks to the commercialization of childhood.