'American Morning' on Yo-Yo Diet of Obesity Hype

Twice this week, the CNN show has scoffed at anti-sugar crusades as silly or over-the-top, a departure from its usual reporting on the 'obesity epidemic.'

CBS Obesity Story Heavy on Hype, Light On Substance

Reporter Thalia Assuras fails to inform audience of the limitations of body mass index in diagnosing, treating childhood obesity.

Children More at Risk in Red States, Book Claims

A family group voiced deep skepticism Thursday about a new book charging that children in Republican-leaning states are at greater risk than their peers elsewhere because of conservative policies.

CNN Dusts Off 6-Month-Old Study to Push Internet Advertising Regulations

Network's top doc gives just 6 seconds to industry and zero time to talk about parental responsibility.

Goth Gotcha

Which children's story does the Post emphasize? The American Library Association's award winners? Or Goth culture and fashion?

Studies Show Violence on Television Permeates All Genres

Violence on television has reached record levels, so we can expect more aggressive behavior from children. Read the studies here.

More Violence, More Sex, More Troubled Kids

Prime time TV is more violent than ever before, more of the violence is sex-related, and children are paying the price.

MTV Promotes the Death of Innocence

Do parents actually watch what their kids watch on MTV? Or, in the effort to be "un-priggish," have they completely abdicated responsibility to turn the garbage off?

CNN Calls for Government Action on Rising Child Care Expenses

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter gives no context for one family's day care costs.

CNN Hypes Backover Danger of SUVs

'American Morning' features advocate for more regulation, rear-view cameras, even though study finds they have their limits.
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