Information about choosing quality TV programming and movies. Features a resource catalog, reading room, media and values department, professional development area, and information about media related issues from advertising and commercialism to visual literacy. Also available in Spanish.
This website offers information on family film festivals and movies. Parents can train to be a CACM Juror and watch and rate movies for the coalition. Jurors keep the movies they rate.
Specific parental control information for Comcast customers, and useful links to non-profit parental controls organizations.
Provides family-style reviews for movies, books, games, music, TV, and web sites. Features “Top Picks.” Sorted by genre and age category. Also offers a newsletter, blog, resources, and a “Take Action” department.
Includes a Games Rating and Descriptor Guide, and a resources page with tips and additional parenting resources.
A film guide website with recommended films for families, detailed reviews of movies currently in theaters, and movies recently released on video. Charts violence, sex, nudity, profanity, and drugs/alcohol and goes into detail about what you can expect to see.
According to the AAP statement, exposure to and the influence of media violence directly correlates to violent behavior.
With tips and facts about children and media violence, the effects of video game playing on children, and computer and video game addiction.
PBS features a host of quality television programming for the family and an exciting website for kids. They can play games with their favorite characters such as Clifford, the Teletubbies, and Arthur.
A guide from Cox that shows parents how to take charge of the television, telephone, and internet content their children see at home.
"The Movie Mom" is a blog that reviews movies and television. This family friendly guide grades each movie or program, lists an appropriate age, reviews the movie and offers a trailer.
Tips to prevent injuries related to computer use.
Understand how repeated exposure to violent media has been shown to cause aggressive behavior in kids.
Where to get family-friendly movie reviews.