Throwing the Book at Children's Television
M. S. Mason, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
American children are being robbed of innocence - by television, movies, schools, and even their parents. So say film critic/radio host Michael Medved and his wife, psychologist Diane Medved.
"You have to protect children, and love them, and care for them, and be there for them, and be a shield against the negativity of the world for them," says Mrs. Medved in an interview. "That's the message for parents."
Their new book, "Saving Childhood: Protecting Our Children from the National Assault on Innocence" (HarperCollins), is as much an indictment of media-saturated culture as it is a wake-up call for parents to teach children manners and mores and to guard them …
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Publication information: Article title: Throwing the Book at Children's Television. Contributors: M. S. Mason, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 1, 1998. Page number: B4. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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