Media Ethics


Girl violence and the parent gap

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 May 2012

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 | 03 November 2011
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 | 10 June 2011
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 | 16 July 2010
Thanks to a new US federal court decision, TV content is likely to slide still further, even faster.
 

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com


rss FamilyEdge RSS feed


Follow MercatorNet
Facebook
Twitter
Newsletters
Sections and Blogs
Harambee
PopCorn
Conjugality
Careful!
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Conniptions (the editorial)
Information
our ideals
our People
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
donate
advice for writers
New Media Foundation
Suite 12A, Level 2
5 George Street
North Strathfield NSW 2137
Australia

editor@mercatornet.com
+61 2 8005 8605
skype: mercatornet
© New Media Foundation 2014 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston