Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children

In a report released in December 2009 by the Federal Trade Commission in the United States, researchers followed current trends in the marketing of violent entertainment products to children and teens. These include ad placement on
television and Internet, R-rated movies and unrated/uncut DVD releases, video games and the widespread use of cross-promotional items including breakfast cereals, . . . → Read More: Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children

Media Violence & Children — American Academy of Pediatrics

Exposure to media violence through television, movies, music and video games can contribute to a variety of physical and mental health problems for children and adolescents. These include aggressive behavior, nightmares, desensitization to violence, fear and depression. The AAP issued two policy statements in October; 2009, the abstracts are below:

AAP Policy Statement — Media Violence, October . . . → Read More: Media Violence & Children — American Academy of Pediatrics