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  • Rethinking Childrens Television
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    Rethinking Children's Television

    Witnesses testified about the Children’s Television Act of 1990, focusing on areas for improvement in light of new digital media technologies. Among the topics they addressed were the…

  • Educational Television and Technology
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    Educational Television and Technology

    Gary Knell talked about the challenges of using new and ever-changing media to keep “Sesame Street” relevant to young children. “Sesame Street” that year celebrated its 40th anniversary on television. After four…

  • Outreach to Military Families
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    Outreach to Military Families

    Sesame Workshop announced the results of a study and project titled, “Talk, Listen, Connect: Helping Families During Military Deployment.” The project was developed to provide tools and…

  • Regulation of Childrens Media
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    Regulation of Children's Media

    Professor Geoffrey Cowan moderated a panel discussion about regulating media for children. A video was shown illustrating the violence and sexual content of the media. A video clip also was shown from a…

  • The Future of Childrens Media
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    The Future of Children's Media

    The panelists discussed the topic, “Good Media for Kids Can Make a Difference.” They were moderated by James Steyer and Charles Ogletree. Topics included the future of children’s media, the definition of…

  • The Future of Childrens Media
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    The Future of Children's Media

    Panelists from the television industry and academia discussed current issues dealing with Children’s media. They spoke about the future of the social, economic, and regulatory issues…