Media Ethics


Girl violence and the parent gap
Carolyn Moynihan | May 21 2012 | comment  

Violence among teenage girls—towards each other, towards strangers—is a growing problem in many countries.


A rap over the knuckles for offensive lyrics
Carolyn Moynihan | Nov 3 2011 | comment  
The latest move in Britain’s clampdown on the sexualization of children is a warning to broadcasters to keep offensive lyrics off the radio waves at times when children are likely to be listening.

Give parents more weight in controlling media standards, says UK report
Carolyn Moynihan | Jun 10 2011 | comment  
British Prime Minister David Cameron has taken a lead in the battle against the pornification of culture and the sexualisation of children.

Court’s decency ruling: ‘Parents, you are on your own’
Mary Rice Hasson | Jul 16 2010 | comment  
Thanks to a new US federal court decision, TV content is likely to slide still further, even faster.
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