Action for Children's Television to Close
Kirsten A. Conover, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
ACTION for Children's Television (ACT), a national organization that advocates better television for children, has announced that it will close its doors at the end of 1992.
The Cambridge, Mass.-based group has worked for more than two decades to advocate public-interest laws that apply to children's programming.
"With the passage of the 1990 Children's Television Act, this goal has been achieved," Peggy Charren, founder and president of ACT, said at a press conference last week. "People who want better TV for kids now have Congress on their side."
The Children's Television Act of 1990 requires broadcast stations to limit the amount of advertising aired on …
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Publication information: Article title: Action for Children's Television to Close. Contributors: Kirsten A. Conover, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: January 14, 1992. Page number: 11. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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