Children and Media Violence

Witnesses testified about industry efforts to reduce children’s exposure to violence. Topics included warning labels and rating… read more

Witnesses testified about industry efforts to reduce children’s exposure to violence. Topics included warning labels and rating systems, violence in advertising, and methods of self-regulation.

A September 2000 study by the Federal Trade Commission found that entertainment companies were intentionally marketing adult-rated products to children. The FTC consequently called on the motion picture, music and electronic games industries to adopt voluntary uniform practices that expressly prohibit the marketing of adult products to children, and to enforce such policies with sanctions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
165268-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2001

Airing Details

  • Jul 20, 2001 | 9:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2001 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 21, 2001 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2001 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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