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<a href="http://www.commonsensemedia.org" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(192, 132, 52);"><b>Common Sense Media</b></a> is dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families. We exist because media and entertainment profoundly impact the social, emotional, and physical development of our nation's children. As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume. <br /> <br /> Media is fun and our kids love it. We also know that kids now spend so much time absorbing its messages and images that it has become &quot;the other parent&quot; in their lives. We started this organization because we know families need trustworthy information to help manage their kids' media lives. We're posting our beliefs here so that all our users can know the underlying principles that guide our philosophy and mission. <br /> <br /> For more info, please visit <a href="http://www.commonsensemedia.org" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(192, 132, 52);"><b>www.commonsensemedia.org</b></a>

Stories by Common Sense Media Media

The 2010 Oscar nominations are chock-full of family-friendly films. From Pixar’s stunning Up to Wes Anderson’s meticulous Fantastic Mr....
The suicide of a South Hadley, Massachusetts, teen is the latest in what seems to be weekly news of another tragic victim of cyberbullying. As more...
Kids love iPhones. And with more than 1,000 downloadable apps for kids in the iPhone store, you can find something to suit every age and interest....
A car should not be the gateway to the internet. Look at the facts: 11 percent percent of drivers talking on their phones at any given...
Consider this: At the turn of the millennium, what technology issue worried us? Y2K. Our kids listened to CDs on portable players. Laptops and lap...
Kids often give their parents major grief for crossing “cool” games off of holiday wish lists. In kid logic, games are “cool...
The names of violent video games tend to travel fast among preteen and teen gamers. And the next thing you know, your kid wants to play them. Common...
Parents trying to limit their kids’ exposure to violent media now have a little more support—from your kids’ pediatrician....
What do celebrities mean to kids? By the time our kids are in middle school, they start to look to their peers for a sense of what’...
Have you ever found yourself mourning the days when your teens actually talked on their phones instead of constantly tap, tapping on their tiny...
If you’re looking for some great media suggestions for your kids—look no further than the Top Picks from Common Sense Media. We have a...
School’s out for summer. No more homework, baseball practices, or rigid bedtimes. And, if your house is like my house, no more obvious rules...
If you’re looking for some great media suggestions for your kids—look no further than our Top Picks. We have a variety of lists in all of...
This week, your kids will probably see a photograph of fifteen-year-old Miley Cyrus, tween idol, posing semi-naked. She’s covered in front by a...
Dear Common Sense Media: My thirteen-year-old saw a video clip of Barack Obama’s one-time pastor Reverend Wright on the news. In trying to make...

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