Blog: Never too young?

Catherine Sleep | 30 January 2004

Children as young as three years of age could soon be having lessons in media studies in a bid to help them understand the media-saturated world they live in.

I was shocked to learn from the article hyperlinked below that a third of children under the age of four have a TV in their bedroom. I mean, under four? It’s tough for parents to monitor what kids are viewing on a television located in a sphere they are generally encouraged to consider private play space. Aren’t they making a rod for their own back?

Media studies: the next generation


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