June 12, 2006

EVENTS: Conference addresses problems of children and unmonitored media (USA)

Conference addresses problems of children and unmonitored media

Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service

In deciding who is responsible for protecting America's children from inappropriate media, speakers at a Washington conference agreed Wednesday that is does indeed take at least a village to raise a child.

The conference, organized by the New America Foundation, a Washington think tank, addressed the problem of potentially negative media influence on America's increasingly tech-savvy youth.

"If we don't try to get ahead of this, the consequences are hard to predict," Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., said of a rapidly expanding access to media.

FULL ARTICLE: http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/14763797.htm

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