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Deseret News
Websites allow viewers, parents to gauge whether films are appropriate for their childrenthey need to manage their media decisions for their family,” said executive edi
Websites allow viewers, parents to gauge whether films are appropriate for their children
Deseret News / Posted 17 hours ago
they need to manage their media decisions for their family,” said executive editor for reviews and ratings Betsy Bozdech. Common Sense Media gives a brief summary of the plot, violence, sex and profanity within a review of the film. The review... Read more
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Brisbane Times
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved tooof them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted web
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved too
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
of them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted websites such as Children's Technology Review, Common Sense Media or Balefire Labs." And Abrams has a message for exhausted parents: "Don't beat yourself up! Putting kids... Read more
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WA Today
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved tooof them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted web
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved too
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
of them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted websites such as Children's Technology Review, Common Sense Media or Balefire Labs." And Abrams has a message for exhausted parents: "Don't beat yourself up! Putting kids... Read more
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The Age
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved tooof them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted web
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved too
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
of them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted websites such as Children's Technology Review, Common Sense Media or Balefire Labs." And Abrams has a message for exhausted parents: "Don't beat yourself up! Putting kids... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved tooof them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted web
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved too
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted websites such as Children's Technology Review, Common Sense Media or Balefire Labs." And Abrams has a message for exhausted parents: "Don't beat yourself up! Putting kids... Read more
4 related stories
2d
Canberra Times
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved tooof them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted web
iPad screen time can be good for kids, if parents get involved too
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
of them are very low quality", says Abrams. "Look up app reviews on trusted websites such as Children's Technology Review, Common Sense Media or Balefire Labs." And Abrams has a message for exhausted parents: "Don't beat yourself up! Putting kids... Read more
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CNET
The latest Pokemon Go hazard: Minefieldsthis has led various governments and police to ask players to be more thoughtfu
The latest Pokemon Go hazard: Minefields
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
this has led various governments and police to ask players to be more thoughtful, and advocacy organizations like Common Sense Media to ask Nintendo to update the game with changes that protect users, particularly children, from harm. The... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
How to help kids cope with violence in the mediamore or less than the average child." Michael Robb, a clinical psychologist an
How to help kids cope with violence in the media
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 days ago
more or less than the average child." Michael Robb, a clinical psychologist and director of research at the nonprofit Common Sense Media, said violent media can be a major risk factor for kids already predisposed to aggression or... Read more
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Newsmax
Pediatricians: Virtual Violence Linked to Real-Word Aggressionaffected more or less than the average child." Clinical psychologist Michael R
Pediatricians: Virtual Violence Linked to Real-Word Aggression
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
affected more or less than the average child." Clinical psychologist Michael Robb, director of research at the nonprofit Common Sense Media, told CBS News that violent media could be a major risk factor for children already exposed to aggression... Read more
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CBS News
How to help kids cope with violence in the mediamore or less than the average child." Michael Robb, a clinical psychologist an
How to help kids cope with violence in the media
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
more or less than the average child." Michael Robb, a clinical psychologist and director of research at the nonprofit Common Sense Media, said violent media can be a major risk factor for kids already predisposed to aggression or... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
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11 News Houston
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
WLTX-TV Columbia
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
WLBZ Bangor
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
13 WMAZ Macon
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
KTHV Little Rock
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
KING5 Seattle
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KING5 Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
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13d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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First Coast News
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
First Coast News / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
KTVB Boise
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KTVB Boise / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
13d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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WCSH 6 Portland
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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WCNC Charlotte
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 13 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. When it was initially... Read more
174 related stories
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USA Today
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoopmoment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a ma
Pokémon Go is a reminder that many apps snoop
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
moment” for the country when to comes to privacy. “This is Privacy 101 at a mass scale,” said Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, a non-profit advocacy group that promotes safe technology and media for children. Worries about privacy... Read more
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Island Packet
Movie review: 'The Secret Life of Pets,' clever, engaging adventure will entertain all agesChris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney Studio: Universal Pictures Genre: Family and kids
Movie review: 'The Secret Life of Pets,' clever, engaging adventure will entertain all ages
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney Studio: Universal Pictures Genre: Family and kids Run time: 90 minutes MPAA rating: PG Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Blogger shares power of positive reviewskeeps tabs. With the challenging pile of reading material Sidney can devour the
Blogger shares power of positive reviews
Oak Bay News / Posted 20 days ago
keeps tabs. With the challenging pile of reading material Sidney can devour these days, Sherry uses the online resource Common Sense Media to ensure the material is age and situation appropriate for her daughter. “I couldn’t stay on top of what... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Risk to Arizona children’s online safety rises in summerwe become the more, to a degree, the more unstable we become,” Billings said.
Risk to Arizona children’s online safety rises in summer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
we become the more, to a degree, the more unstable we become,” Billings said. Using lesson plans from resources like Common Sense Media, IT specialist Cori Araza teaches students at Paradise Valley High School about digital footprints, online... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
How to help keep teens off their smartphonesout of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a
How to help keep teens off their smartphones
Detroit Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
out of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a recent poll of 1,240 teens and parents by Common Sense Media, a whopping 50 percent of kids admitted that they were addicted to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
How to help keep teens off their smartphonesout of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a
How to help keep teens off their smartphones
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 25 days ago
out of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a recent poll of 1,240 teens and parents by Common Sense Media, a whopping 50 percent of kids admitted that they were addicted to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
How to help keep teens off their smartphonesout of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a
How to help keep teens off their smartphones
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 25 days ago
out of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a recent poll of 1,240 teens and parents by Common Sense Media, a whopping 50 percent of kids admitted that they were addicted to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of... Read more
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USA Today
How to help keep teens off their smartphonesout of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a
How to help keep teens off their smartphones
USA Today / Posted 26 days ago
out of school, and likely spending more time than ever on digital devices. In a recent poll of 1,240 teens and parents by Common Sense Media, a whopping 50 percent of kids admitted that they were addicted to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Coding apps to download to your kid's shiny new deviceseveral skill-level tracks. —CodeHS. 15+ Membership service offers instructio
Coding apps to download to your kid's shiny new device
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
several skill-level tracks. —CodeHS. 15+ Membership service offers instruction and examples for more advanced coders. Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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Hamilton News
A step toward better body acceptanceline: "Are You Beach Body Ready?" The ad received hundreds of complaints and an
A step toward better body acceptance
Hamilton News / Posted 28 days ago
line: "Are You Beach Body Ready?" The ad received hundreds of complaints and an online petition with 70,000 signatures. Common Sense media reports that advertising and other media have a huge impact on body image and self-esteem — and our... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
App review: Simple and addictive arcade-style game is a hit with the massesArcade Games Size: 24.70 MB Publisher: Steve Howse Minimum software requirem
App review: Simple and addictive arcade-style game is a hit with the masses
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Arcade Games Size: 24.70 MB Publisher: Steve Howse Minimum software requirements: iOS 6.0 or later; Android 2.3 and up Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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dna
Appearance-based games linked with body dissatisfaction in pre-teen girlswhich have also looked at the impact of these types of messages on young girls
Appearance-based games linked with body dissatisfaction in pre-teen girls
dna / Posted 1 months ago
which have also looked at the impact of these types of messages on young girls and women. A 2015 study from US-based Common Sense Media which looked at the role of media and technology in the development of children's and teens' body image... Read more

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