MediaWise®is the movement
for everyone who cares about kids. It explains what media are
doing to our children and youth and what we can do about it. MediaWise
is an initiative of the National
Institute on Media and the Family,
a non-profit organization.
"Fall Colors 2000-01"
documents the television industry's progress
on diversity and serves as a tool to help
executives, writers and producers improve
the images of race, class and gender on prime
This study is the second in
a biennial series of studies examining both
the amount and the nature of television's
sexual messages, paying special attention
to references to such issues as contraception,
safer sex, and waiting to have sex.
The study, based on a nationally
representative sample of more than 3,000 children
ages 2 -18, shows how much time kids spend
watching TV and movies, using computers, playing
video games, listening to music, and reading.
A two-part study on girls and
media. Across a range of media, women and
girls are more likely to be depicted as concerned
with romance and dating than work or school,
and their appearance is frequently a focus
Many of our reports are in Adobe Acrobat Portable
Document Format (PDF). If you need Adobe Acrobat
Reader, you can get it free here.