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Parents, Media and Public Policy: A Kaiser Family Foundation Survey

A national Kaiser Family Foundation survey of parents found that a majority says they are “very” concerned about the amount of sex (60%) and violence (53%) their children are exposed to on TV.

The survey of 1,001 parents of children ages 2-17 was conducted in July and August 2004.

The survey – “Parents, Media, and Public Policy” – was released at a briefing on Thursday, September 23, 2004, that included Senator Sam Brownback, FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy, former Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association Jack Valenti, Senior Vice President at News Corporation Ellen Agress, and Director of the Children & the Media Program at Children Now, Patti Miller.

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Survey: Parents, Media, and Public Policy

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