Michael Rich, MD, MPH, Director and Founder of the Center for Media and Child Health at Boston Children's Hospital
Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Professor Emerita, Lesley University, author and child development expert
Tom Fielder, Dean, College of Communications, Boston University
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Fact sheets on or related to violence in the media. http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org
National Institute for Media and the Family
Research the influence of the media on youth and educate parents. http://www.mediafamily.org
TRUCE (Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment)
Produce an annual guide of toys that are educationally and developmentally appropriate for young children. http://www.truceteachers.org
Common Sense Media
Provide parents with media reviews in order to help them make the best media choices for their children. http://www.commonsensemedia.org
"Bad News Revisited: The Portrayal of Violence, Conflict, and Suffering on Television News" by Roger N. Johnson, School of Theoretical and Applied Science, Ramapo College. http://arapaho.nsuok.edu/~scottd/bodybag2.pdf