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Kids Tv Usage

Turning off the TV

Kuae Kelch Mattox | Posted 12.27.2011 | Black Voices
Kuae Kelch Mattox

Many parents seem hugely conflicted about whether to go cold turkey and draw a hard line. The dirty little secret in our house is that we allow our three children, ages 8, 11 and 14, to watch TV. But we've set some hard and firm rules for which they must abide.

A Change of Heart: The Real Housewives Can Do Real Damage

Yashar Ali | Posted 09.17.2011 | Women
Yashar Ali

I can no longer stand to watch a program that -- while brilliantly produced and written with respect to entertainment value -- perpetuates a horrible stereotype about women: that they are hysterical, unhinged and conniving.

Study: Kids Watch Over One Day's Worth Of TV Per Week, Most Since 1995

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — It's not called the electronic baby sitter for nothing. The Nielsen Co. says in a study released Monday that children ages 2 to 5 wa...

Kids 10-14 Use Internet More Than TV: Study

New York Times | Alex Mindlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Parents who worry that their children watch too much television can take heart: a bigger concern may be children spending too much time online. For c...