Article from the NY Times

Hi Folks,

I am in Chicago right now attending the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting. It’s cold and snowy, and I’m missing my 80-degree Austin weather! All that boils down to me not having the time for proper blogs this week. So please bear with me, and in the mean time, read this long, but interesting and informative, New York Times article on preteens and television. The financial desirability of the preteen market is huge – and and parents of preteens and younger children should be aware of the efforts to which adult promoters and marketers are trying (or soon will be) to get and keep their children’s attention. And, most importantly, some people are really good at getting and keeping your kids’ eyeballs.

About Karen Rayne

Dr. Karen Rayne has been supporting parents and families since 2007 when she received her PhD in Educational Psychology. A specialist in child wellbeing, Dr. Rayne has spent much of her career supporting parents, teachers, and other adults who care for children and teenagers.

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  1. I watched a lot of Nickelodeon growing up, but it might as well all be in Russian to me now. I foresee that I will be an unpopular parent for refusing to let my child have a webcam.

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