2007: May

25 AAP Urges Elimination of Smoking From Movies

24  Study: Limiting Screen Time Lowers Risk of Childhood Obesity

TV Food Advertising Unchanged (says Arkansas study one year after marketers said they would alter methods)

17 Tonight, I was honored at a celebration for my book “Coming Distractions”  see photos here and here

“Comprehensive New Report Documents Use of Digital Marketing Tactics by Food & Beverage Companies Targeting Children & Teens–Consumer Groups File at FTC to Ensure that Industry Provides Details
about its New Media Marketing, Including Data Collection”

15  I participated, as a member of the press, in the
pre-debate festivities: The GOP Republican Candidate’s Debate was broadcast LIVE from the Koger Center
here in Columbia SC

14  Sunday Shutout: The Lack of Gender & Ethnic Diversity on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows (Media Matters study)

Locked Out: The Lack of Gender & Ethnic Diversity on Cable News Continues (Highlights; link to Media Matters study)

Digital Childhood: Electronic Media and Technology Use Among Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Critical media literacy is not an option
(April 07 issue of new journal:
Learning Inquiry)

Learning Inquiry

TIME magazine cover story on the
world’s 100 most influential people

Cover story in the April 26th issue of The Economist:
The coming wireless revolution

Current cover story: When everything connects

2  Content analysis of Fox’s O’Reilly’s rhetoric finds spin to be a ‘factor’ (University PR; study)

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp attempts to buy Dow Jones (publisher of Wall St Journal)

Guest Blogger: Media Literacy in K-12 Schools