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February, 2012

CCFC, Other Groups Target 'Lorax' Movie Tie-Ins
New York Times, February 29, 2012

The Lorax Helps Market Mazda SUVs to Elementary School Children Nationwide
Washington Post, February 29, 2012

Tempest in a Goodie Bag
New York Times, February 29, 2012

F.T.C. Finds Privacy Problems With Apps for Children
New York Times, February 16, 2012

Does the First Amendment Protect Marketing Junk Food to Kids?
The Atlantic, February 14, 2012

Hasbro, Intent on Expanding Its Toy Brands, Is Playing All the Angles
New York Times, February 13, 2012

Your High School's Football Field Just Became Ad Space
Forbes, February 9, 2012

'Super-Complaint' Made Against 50 Websites Over Junk Food Ads 'Aimed At Children'
Huffington Post UK, February 9, 2012

Advocates Seek to Curb Online Ads for Kids
WGBH, February 8, 2012

Beverage-makers Build Playgrounds, Draw Criticism
Chicago Tribune, February 5, 2012

Electric Youth: Why Susan Linn and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Terrify Child Advertisers
Boston Magazine, February 1,2012

Florida Eyes School Bus Ads for Extra Money
Orlando Sentinel, February 1, 2012

January, 2012

Youths, Area Leaders Rally to Back Bill Banning Alcohol Ads on State Property
Boston Globe, January 26, 2012

Where Do You Draw the Line?
CCFC Blog, January 26, 2012

Where Do Parents Find Support in Their Communities?
CCFC Blog, January 26, 2012

School funding 101: District looking at bus advertising, sales tax
Lee's Summit Journal, January 25, 2012

Toddlers to tweens: relearning how to play
Christian Science Monitor, January 22, 2012

Plan for ads on Parkland buses stalls
The Morning Cal, January 17, 2012

Parents, Women and Girls Ask LEGO to Stop Gender-Based Marketing
Huffington Post, January 15, 2012

Can Online Games Influence What Kids Eat?
Time, January 10, 2012

December, 2011

Webkinz children's site is subject of complaint to FTC
LA Times Blog, December 13, 2011

Susan Linn on saying 'no' to sexualized toys, violent games
Boston Globe Magazine, December 11, 2011

RI city considering ads on school buses
Associated Press, December 11, 2011

Do toddlers really need computers to learn?
USA Today, December 11, 2011

These Toys are Worse Than Coal
Boston Herald, December 6, 2011

Tablet Computer for Babies Wins 'Worst Toy' Distinction
MSNBC's TODAY, December 5, 2011

Lenore Skenazy: Perfect Gift is Boring -- and That's Good
Rockford Register Star, December 2, 2011

Is a Tablet Computer for Babies the Worst Toy of 2011?
New York Times Parenting Blog, Decmber 1, 2011

November, 2011

Cash-strapped Cities, Schools Say: 'Your Ad Here'
Associated Press, November 22, 2011

Handling the Holidays
CCFC Blog, November 21, 2011

School Food Politics: What's Missing in the Pizza-as-Vegetable Reporting
CCFC Blog, November 18, 2011

Babes in Toyland
Valley Advocate, November 17, 2011

Corporate Commercialism Running Wild in America's Schools
Nonprofit Quarterly, November 8, 2011

Cash-Strapped Schools Look to Fund Arts Programs Through Online Competitions
Press of Atlantic City, November 3, 2011

October, 2011

Parents Urged Again to Limit TV for Youngest
CBS News, October 19, 2011

Kids Under 2 Shouldn’t Watch TV At All
CBS News, October 19, 2011

Pepsi Uses Games to Mask Doritos Ads for Teens, Groups Say
Business Week, October 19, 2011

PepsiCo Wants to ‘Scare the Crap’ Out of Your Kids
CCFC Blog, October 19, 2011

Why Do You "Bother" Living Commercial-Free?
CCFC Blog, October 18, 2011

Ban Food Marketing to Kids
USA Today, October 17, 2011

Why Facebook Is After Your Kids
New York Times, October 16, 2011

To Balance Budgets, Schools Allow Ads
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 16, 2011

Inappropriate Content Making its Way to Mobile Apps
Washington Post, October 14, 2011

The Supreme Court, Video Games and Where the Real Power Lies
Sentinel Sun,October 13, 2011

Federal Regulators Rethinking Guidelines on Marketing Food to Children
Washington Post,October 10, 2011

Study Suggests That Children’s Food Choices are Affected by Direct Advertising and Parental Influence
Journal of Pediatrics, October 6, 2011

Ads on School Buses a Tacky Idea
Florida Times Union, October 5, 2011

'App-cessories' Named Hottest Holiday Toy Trends
USA Today, October 4, 2011

Centennial Says 'No' to Ads in Schools
Quad Community Press, October, 2011

Got Cash?
Gainesville Sun, October 2, 2011

New Florida State Motto: ‘This Space Available’
Miami Herald, October 1, 2011

Selling Advertising in Schools
NBC Nightly News, October 1, 2011

September, 2011

Nickelodeon: Not the Only Company Reaching Young Children Through Advertisements Intended for Older Children
Huffington Post, September 29, 2011

Infants to 3-year-olds: They're a New Demographic Marketers Are Hell-bent on Reaching
Ad Week, September 26, 2011

Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect
CS Monitor, September 24, 2011

Ads for PG-13 Movies in Kids' Media? Motion Picture Association Says for These Films, It's Fine
Ad Age, September 22, 2011

Regulators Propose Tougher Online Privacy Protections for Kids
L.A. Times, September 15, 2011

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, As It Should Have
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 14, 2011

Children Excluded From School Shopping?
Associated Press, September 8, 2011

"But Mama Just Buy Me One at the Store": A Child's First Consumer Moment
CCFC Blog, September 8, 2011

Pageant Parents Face Criticism Over 'Toddlers & Tiaras'
Fox News, September 6, 2011

Apps, Social Networks Pose New Threat to Kids
USA Today, September 6, 2011

Strapped Schools Seek Easy Cash in Brand-Name Online Contests
Mercury News, September 5, 2011

Making Scholastic Inc. Shape Up
Jim Hightower, September 2, 2011

August, 2011

Commercialized Sexualization and the Choice to Opt Out
CCFC Blog, August 25, 2011

The Kids Are Not All Right
New York Times, August 21, 2011

Let's Tell Big Food to Stop Acting Like Spoiled Kids -- and Stop Inciting Real Kids to Nag for Junk Food.
CCFC Blog, August 17, 2011

Cartoons on Food Boxes Create Nagging Children
ABC News, August 16, 2011

Marketing to Kids Gets More Savvy With New Technologies
USA Today, August 15, 2011

Outsourcing Summer: College Essays and the Commercialization of Childhood
CCFC Blog, August 12, 2011

Blue About the Smurfs
CCFC Blog, August 5, 2011

Industry's Found Sneaky Way to Keep Advertising Junk Food to Kids
AdWeek, August 3, 2011

Can Big Food Regulate Itself? Fat Chance
New York Times, August 2, 2011

The Real Trouble With Breast Milk Baby
CCFC Blog, August 2, 2011

Children's Publisher Backing Off Its Corporate Ties
New York Times, August 1, 2011

July, 2011

The Economics of School Bus Advertising
CCFC Blog, July 29, 2011

Who Put McDonald's In Charge of Kids' Health?
CCFC Blog, July 27, 2011

Film Studios May Have Violated Guidelines for Ads on Kids TV Shows
Hollywood Reporter, July 27, 2011

Does School News Broadcast Expose Kids to Too Many Advertisements?
The Cleveland County Star, July 25, 2011

Critics: FCC Not Policing Kids' TV
Politico, July 20, 2011

Junk Food Industry Determined to Target Kids
Food Safety News, July 18, 2011

GAO: Children’s TV Rules Better Enforced on Broadcast Than Cable
Washington Post, July 15, 2011

Lawmakers Push for Children’s Online Privacy Law
Washington Post, July 14, 2011

Summer TV’s Top Target: Boys
Wall Street Journal, July 14, 2011

Despite Best Efforts, Kids Are Still TV Junkies
Globe and Mail, July 9, 2011

Industries Lobby Against Voluntary Nutrition Guidelines for Food Marketing to Kids
Washington Post, July 8, 2011

Scoreboards Will Ring Up Ad Dollars for Tacoma Schools
News Tribune, July 5, 2011

Lake County School Board Wants Advertising to Help Fill Budget Gaps
Orlando Sentinel, July 4, 2011

June, 2011

Supreme Court Ruling Means 'Business as Usual' for Gamemakers
Washington Post, June 27, 2011

Media, Kids & Obesity: It's Not Just About Couch Potatoes
American Academy of Pediatrics, June 27, 2011

Jack in the Box Stops Including Toys in Kids' Meals
LA Times, June 20, 2011

Big Coals Buys Access to 4th Graders
Jim Hightower, June 16, 2011

Hope and Hypocrisy Under the Golden Arches
CCFC Blog, June 16, 2011

CCFC Salutes Michelle Obama's Efforts to Reduce Children's Screen Time
CCFC Press Release, June 9, 2011

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Commerce...and Other Scholastic Satires
Huffington Post, June 7, 2011

School Buses No Place for Junk Food Ads
Albany Times Union, June 10, 2011

UK Report Slams Sexualisation of Children
Euronews, June 6, 2011

Are Advergames Fair Game for Kids?
Brand Channel, June 2, 2011

Energy Industry Shapes Lessons in Public Schools
Washington Post, June 2, 2011

May, 2011

The Three Rs, plus coal
LA Times, May 26, 2011

Proposal Would Allow Ads on School Buses
Newark Advocate, May 25, 2011

Sacramento Area Districts Rethink Ads on Campus
Sacramento Bee, May 22, 2011

Scholastic Gets Heat for Materials Backed by Coal Group
Education Week, May 18, 2011

Legislation Would Allow Ads on School Buses
WAMC New York News, May 17, 2011

Scholastic Kills Coal-Industry Funded Lessons
CNN Money, May 13, 2011

Selling Coal to Kids
Time, May 13, 2011

Scholastic's Big Coal Mistake
New York Times, May 13, 2011

Is Scholastic Selling Elementary School Kids on Coal?
Mother Jones, May 13, 2011

Coal Curriculum Called Unfit for 4th Graders
New York Times, May 12, 2011

In Coal's Kingdom, Truth is Stranger Than Fiction
Sierra Club, May 12, 2011

Learning to Read: How Young is Too Young?
Huffington Post, May 12, 2011

Obama Ducks Food Fight Over Children’s Ads
Wall Street Journal SmartMoney, May 2, 2011

Life Notes: Too Much, Too Soon for Kids
Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 1, 2011

April, 2011

The Sad State of American Kids' Food Environments
Time, April 28, 2011

Media Multitasking? It’s More Like Multi-Distracting
Boston College Chronicle, April 28, 2011

Kids Have Easy Access to Explicit Music but Have a Harder Time Getting Violent Video Games
LA Times, April 20, 2011

Kids' 'Screen Time' Linked to Early Markers for Cardiovascular Disease
MedicalXpress, April 20, 2011

In Online Games, A Path to Young Consumers
New York Times, April 20, 2011

On School Buses, Ad Space for Rent
New York Times, April 15, 2011

Pediatricians Support Screen-Free Week
Rockford Register Star, April 14, 2011

Power Down for Screen-Free Week
Vancouver Sun, April 14, 2011

Complaint Filed to FTC Over 'Your Baby Can Read'
Today Show, April 13, 2011

FTC Urged to Halt Your Baby Can Read Ads
Associated Press, April 12, 2011

Parents Decry Markers Who Push Sexuality on Little Girls
USA Today, April 12, 2011

March, 2011

Study: 80 Percent of Children Under 5 Use Internet Weekly
USA Today, March 15, 2011

Food Industry in Europe Engaging in Familiar PR on Marketing to Kids
CCFC Blog, March 13, 2011

Kids' Ad Market on Course
Variety, March12, 2011

With Students Leading the Way, Toronto Says No to Video Ads in Schools
CCFC Blog, March10, 2011

Hot-to-trot Ponies? Dolls that Wax? Toys Get Tarted Up
MSNBC's Today, March 7, 2011

Parents Face Challenges in Keeping Kids Away from Violent Video Games
Tampa Bay Online, March 7, 2011

Born to Be a Princess
Omaha World-Herald, March 6, 2011

School Budget ABCs: Ads Plus Bus Equal Cash
NPR, March 4, 2011

Mommy, Why Can't I Watch More TV?
Boston Globe, March 1, 2011

February, 2011

Disney Makes Nightmares Come True in Hospital Maternity Wards
Yahoo! News, February 10, 2011

In-app Purchases in iPad, iPhone, iPod Kids' Games Touch Off Parental Firestorm
Washington Post, February 8 2011

Disney Looking Into Cradle for Customers
New York Times, February 6,2011

Sex Sells: Teaching Kids Not to Buy
Fox Business, February 1, 2011

January, 2011

How Fast Food Companies “Super Size” African Americans
Atlanta Post, January 31, 2011

Study Begins to Unlock the Development of Child Taste Preferences
Food Navigator USA, January 28, 2011

Walmart’s ‘Anti-Aging’ Makeup for 8-Year-Old Girls
The Week, January 27, 2011

Why It's Already Illegal to Market Happy Meals to Kids
CCFC Bog, January 26, 2011

The Naked Truth About Kids’ Food Advertising
Food Navigator USA, January 24 2011

World Health Organization Calls For Measures to Counter Child Obesity
Voice of America, January 21, 2011

Reading, 'Riting and Retail
Valley Advocate, January 20, 2011

Schools in Mendham Twp, Morris, Randolph and Roxbury, NJ, Considering Ads on Buses
Daily Record, January 14, 2011

Effort to Restore Children's Play Gains Momentum
New York Times, January 5, 2011

Nutrition and Advertising to Children
Coast Reporter, January 5, 2011

December, 2010

Fallen Stars: Disney Has Put a Moratorium on Princess Movies
Times Live, December 18, 2010

How Toy Crazes Are Born
Wall Street Journal, December 16, 2010

McDonald's Sued Over Happy Meals
Financial Times, December 15, 2010

Los Angeles Schools Seek Sponsors
New York Times, December 14, 2010

Has Scholastic Books Outstayed Its Welcome in American Schools?
Yahoo! News, December 14, 2010

Teaching Children the True Meaning of the Holiday Season
Three Village Patch, December 14, 2010

Tricked-out Toys
Tornto Sun, December 10, 2010

TV Watching is Bad for Babies' Brains
US News, December 9, 2010


Disney and Fairy Tales Parting Ways
Pasadena Star-News, December 6, 2010

A Whole New Name: Parks, Schools Consider Corporate Monikers in Bid to Plug Budget Gaps
Wall Street Journal, December 6, 2010

November, 2010

Head Out for a Daily Dose of Green Space
New York Times, November 29, 2010

Disney Animation is Closing the Book on Fairy Tales
LA Times, November 21, 2010

Growing up Digital, Wired for Distraction
New York Times, November 21, 2010

Girls as Young as 3 Want to Be Thin
MSNBC, November 17, 2010

Fast Food Restaurants Not Fighting Childhood Obesity
CBS Evening News, November 8, 2010

Report: Fast-Food Chains Increase Targeting Our Kids
AOL News, November 8, 2010

Unplug, Turn off, and Reconnect
Newburyport Daily News, November 6, 2010

Some Preschool Kids Get Double Dose of Screen Time
King5 News Seattle, November 6, 2010

Is Your Child Watching Too Much TV?
Galveston Daily News, November 3, 2010

San Francisco Bans Happy Meals
L.A. Times, November 2, 2010

October, 2010

Supreme Court to Hear Violent Video Game Case
Associated Press, October 31, 2010

Junk Food Ads Aimed at Kids Come Under Fire
Edmonton Journal, October 19, 2010

Preschool Items Help Boost Hasbro
Boston Globe, October 19, 2010

Despite Spending Billions on Advertising, the Fast Food Industry Blames Parents for Skyrocketing Obesity Rates
Alternet, October 18, 2010

Alloy Wants to Own Teenage Girls
Bloomberg Businessweek, October 14, 2010

Give Advertainment the Boot
Boston Globe, October 12, 2010

Scholastic and SunnyD's Shocking School Spree
CCFC Blog, October 12, 2010

Ads May Roll Out on N.J. School Buses
WHYY News Radio, October 11, 2010

Too Much Screen Time Can Psychologically Harm Kids
Reuters, October 11, 2010

A Children's Channel Retools
New York Times, October 10, 2010

New Kids' TV Channel Raises Product Placement Concerns
L.A. Times, October 5, 2010

For Pupils, a Note and Ad from School
Boston Globe, October 1, 2010

September, 2010

'Happy Meal' Legislation Will Be Back for Seconds
San Francisco Weekly, September 28, 2010

Advocates Debate Using Advertising in Schools to Raise Funds in Budget Crisis
Fox News, September 27, 2010

FCC Examines Complaint About Skechers Cartoon
Associated Press, September 22, 2010

FCC Probes Complaint That Cartoon Advertises Skechers Shoes
Washington Post, September 22, 2010

Schools Seek Extra Cash Through Campus Ads
Associated Press, September 19, 2010

On the Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking
Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2010

N.J. Assembly Committee Displaying Ads on School Buses
The Star-Ledger, September 17, 2010

A Tale of Two School Districts: Approaches to In-School Ads
CCFC Blog, September 16, 2010

Video Games in the Classroom
New York Times, September 15, 2010

Sell Our Kids To Advertisers? No Thanks, Says San Diego
CCFC Blog, September 15, 2010

Skechers Cartoon Series Slammed in Petition
CBC News, September 15, 2010

FCC Asked to Block Skechers' New Cartoon Series
Associated Press, September 14, 2010

This Science Lesson Brought to You By...
CCFC Blog, September 14, 2010

Study: Kids Are Web Experts, But Still Tripped Up By Ads
Media Post, September 13, 2010

Why Is McDonald's Listed as a Resource for Childhood Obesity Awareness Month?
CCFC Blog, September 5, 2010

Special Report: Outgunned FDA Tries to Get Tough With Drug Ads
Reuters, September 3, 2010

Are You Kidding Me, Kmart? More on Alloy's First Day
CCFC Blog, September 2, 2010

August, 2010

U.S. Pediatricians Decry Media's Portrayal of Sex
Bloomberg Businessweek, August 31, 2010

Back to School With PepsiCo Stealth Marketing?
CCFC Blog, August 31, 2010

Today is the First Day of Kmart's Marketing Assault on Children
CCFC Blog, August 31, 2010

A Source of Solace, Not Ad Revenue
Miami Herald, August 29, 2010

Don't Touch That Disney Channel--and Many Other Things, in Blogger Experiment
St. Petersburg Times, August 29, 2010

Kids in Their Sights
National Post, August 27, 2010

Dethroning the Disney Princesses
CCFC Blog, August 26, 2010

Digital Diversions Leave Teens, Parents Sleep Deprived
Washington Post, August 24, 2010

Want Your Kid to Get Ahead? Learn From the Gorillas
ParentDish, August 24, 2010

Princess Culture Turning Girls Into Overspending Narcissists
The Vancouver Sun, August, 2010

90% of "Tweens" Play Online Games; Deemed "Sweet Spot" for Advertisers
PR Web (M2 Research), August 18, 2010

Fashion: School Shoppers Giving a Lesson in Individualism
Associated Press, August 18, 2010

Aisle by Aisle, an App That Pushes Bargains
New York Times, August 17, 2010

False Connections
MediaPost, August 16, 2010

Mattel's Monster High: Twilight Meets Britney Spears
Brand Channel, August 16, 2010

Superheroes 'Poor Role Models for Boys'
BBC News, August 15, 2010

Tween Beat (Fashion)
New York Times Magazine, August 15, 2010

Will Schools Follow New PepsiCo Beverage Guidelines Even If Students Want Mountain Dew?
CCFC Blog, August 15, 2010

Suit Alleges Disney, Other Top Sites Spied on Users
CNet, August 14, 2010

Thinking About Allowing Advertising in Your School? Do Your Homework
CCFC Blog, August 13, 2010

S.F. Proposal: Healthier Kids Meals or No Toys
San Francisco Chronicle, August 11, 2010

Girls at Comic-Con Find Marketers Ready for Them
New York Times, August 10, 2010

Children Think Hopscotch is a Drink
UK Telegraph, August 9, 2010

Beyond Barbie: Mattel's Monster of an Assault on Girls
CCFC Blog, August 9, 2010

Twin Cities: This Education Brought to You By...?
Pioneer Press, August 7, 2010

Reps Seek Info From Comcast, MSNBC, Others on Web Tracking, Targeting
Broadcasting & Cable, August 5, 2010

Senate Passes Child Nutrition Act
New York Times, August 5, 2010

McDonald's Violent 'Happy Meal' Toy Promotion the Latest Target of Parents, Health Advocates
Flesh & Stone, August 4, 2010

How Disney Magic and the Corporate Media Shape Youth Identity in the Digital Age
Truthout, August 4, 2010

Addictive Internet Use Tied to Depression
Bloomberg Businessweek, August 2, 2010

Sweetwater Opens Campuses to Corporate Ads
San Diego Union-Tribune, August 1, 2010

July, 2010

And So It Begins: Elmo, My Daughter and Me
CCFC Blog, July 28, 2010

Chairman: FTC Leans Toward 'Do Not Track' Registry
Advertising Age, July 27, 2010

Junk Food Advertising Needs Watershed Ban
UK Telegraph, July 26, 2010

Energy Drinks Pose Serious Health Risks to Kids: Canadian Medican Journal
The Globe and Mail, July 26, 2010

Teens: Wired and Tired
Chicago Tribune, July 26, 2010

NERF: Hasbro's Play in the Toy Arms Race
Bloomberg Businessweek, July 26, 2010

One Family's Bold Experiment: A Year Without Disney
CCFC Blog, July 19, 2010

FTC to Include Teen-Targeted Measures in Online Privacy Recommendations
Broadcasting & Cable, July 15, 2010

Should We Care If Cher Swears? The FCC, Indecency, and Marketing to Children
CCFC Blog, July 15, 2010

Barbie Joins Foursquare
Mashable, July 15, 2010

Retailer's Racy Catalog to Return
The Boston Herald, July 13, 2010

Kucinich Pushes to End Tax Subsidies for Junk Food Advertising
The Huffington Post, July 12, 2010

Leading Doctors Call for Urgent Crackdown on Junk Food
The Guardian, July 11, 2010

Happy Meal Lawsuit Update: Is McDonald's Playing Games with Nutrition Facts?
CCFC Blog, July 11, 2010

The Creativity Crisis
Newsweek, July 10, 2010

Save Cheerios Not Children? Why Food Industry Self-regulation Just Isn't Going to Work
CCFC Blog, July 9, 2010

Debate Looms Over Teens' Privacy Right on the Web
Fox News, July 7, 2010

Seduced and Abandoned: The Perils of Nostalgia and the Commercialization of Childhood
CCFC Blog, July 6, 2010

Excess TV, Computer Gaming Linked to Poor Attention in Kids: Study
The Canadian Press, July 5, 2010

McDonald's Facing Potential Lawsuit for Luring Kids In With Toys - It's About Time
CCFC Blog, July 5, 2010

Nickelodeon Tries Again to Move to the Big Screen
New York Times, July 4, 2010

Study: Brands Sell in Virtual Worlds
Virtual World News, July 1, 2010

Psychiatrist Departs After Baby Einstein Controversy
New York Times, July 1, 2010

How Did PepsiCo's CEO Infiltrate the RW Johnson Foundation's Report on Obesity?
CCFC Blog, July 1, 2010

Advertising Creative Calls for End to Advertising to Children, Resigns
Ad Age, July 1, 2010

Revamped Nickelodeon Website Offers More Commercial Opportunities
Media Week, July 1, 2010

June, 2010

Coalition Asks FTC to Extend Child Privacy Protection to Mobile, Gaming and Other Platforms
Media Post, June 30, 2010

A Leading Advertiser Calls for an End to Advertising to Children
CCFC Blog, June 29, 2010

Viewers Must Know When They're Watching Product Placement, Says UK Regulator
Deadline London, June 28, 2010

Scooby-Doo Salad? No Thanks.
CCFC Blog, June 28, 2010

The First Cannes Lion for Not Advertising At All
Alex Bogusky Blog, June 24, 2010

Baby Geniuses
Forbes, June 24, 2010

The Next Bus Radio?
CCFC Blog, June 23, 2010

'Phineas and Ferb' to be Disney's Next Marketing Vehicle
L.A. Times, June 22, 2010

'Want Fries With That' Assumed, Not Ask for McDonald's Happy Meals
USA Today, June 22, 2010

No More 'Cutesy' Campaigns for Cigarettes
ABC2 News, June 22, 2010

Cartoon Characters Affect Kids' Food Choices
CBC News, June 21, 2010

The Real Toy $tory
CCFC Blog, June 21, 2010

Garland School Bus Discipline Idea: Sit Down, Watch the Video
Dallas Morning News, June 19, 2010

Lechery, Misogyny, and Sadism...Oh My!
CCFC Blog, June 18, 2010

Sugary Sports Drinks: Soon Leaving a School Near You?
LA Times, June 16, 2010

Showing TV, and Commercials, on the Shelves and in the Aisles
New York Times, June 15, 2010

School Prays for Help: Towns Tap Businesses, Churches to Shore Up Budgets
Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2010

New Skechers Kiddie Show Is Going to Walk a Fine Line
Brandweek, June 13, 2010

Mattel, Hasbro Transform Themselves
Brandweek, June, 2010

Unconscious Buying
Neuroscience Marketing, June 11, 2010

App Craze Among Kids a Challenge for Advertisers
ClickZ, June 10, 2010

Brand Awareness Comes As Part of Growing Up
Media Week, June 10, 2010

Brand-conscious and Young: Your New Market
Media Week, June 10, 2010

Playing at Sexy
New York Times, June 7, 2010

May, 2010

Cellphone in New Role: Loyalty Card
New York Times, May 31, 2010

Social Networking Site iTwixie Seeks Tween Girls' Marketing Input
Pittsburgh Business Times, May 28, 2010

'Greening' Our Children: Screens and Ads Don't Help
Online Opinion, May 27, 2010

Disney Targets Preschool Market with New "Junior" Channel
New York Times, May 26, 2010

'Worst Toy of the Year' Deserves the Title
Miami Herald, May 22, 2010

WHO Targets Child Obesity with Food Marketing Curbs
Reuter, May 20, 2010

McDonald's Says It Won't Retire Ronald
Chicago Breaking Business, May 20, 2010

Can Hub Rally Rivals to Play with Hasbro?
Advertising Age, May 17, 2010

Get Kids Off the Couch and Outdoors
Associated Press, May 16, 2010

White House Task Force Issues Report on Fighting Childhood Obesity
Washington Post, May 12, 2010

World of Adcraft
Slate Magazine, May 10, 2010

Bring the FTC into the 21st Century
The Hill, May 4, 2010

The Food Industry Follows Big Tobacco's Playbook
Diversity Inc, May 4, 2010

Toddler TV Linked to Low Math Scores: Study
CBC News, May 4, 2010

Senators: 'Net Privacy Law for Children in Need of Overhaul
Ars Technica, May 1, 2010

April, 2010

Happy Meals Given the Chop
Sydney Morning Herald, April 30, 2010

Antisocial Networking?
New York Times, April 30, 2010

Graduating From Lip Smackers
New York Times, April 28, 2010

Violent Video Game Ban for Kids to Get Hearing
San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2010

Happy Meal Toys Could Be Banned in Santa Clara County
L.A. Times, April 27, 2010

Teens Willing to Friend Brands
Virtual Worlds News, April 26, 2010

Watching R-Rated Movies May Lead to Early Alcohol Use
Business Week, April 26, 2010

BK's Mock Mimosa Stirs Trouble
AdWeek, April 22, 2010

Corporate Social Responsibility Hero: CCFC
JustMeans, April 21, 2010

Retailers Pinning Hopes on Edgy Tween Fashions
Dallas Morning News, April 20, 2010

Slim Chances: A Pound of Cure
Battle Creek Enquirer, April 19, 2010

'Iron Man 2' Sparks $100M Marketing Bonanza
Advertising Age, April 19, 2010

Risks for Youths Who Eat What They Watch
New York Times, April 19, 2010

Kiddie, Can You Spare a Dime?
Creators.com, April 15, 2010

Primark Withdraws Padded Bikini for Seven-Year-Old Girls
Times Online, April 14, 2010

Caution Needed When Allowing Kids to Watch TV
Times Colonist, April 13, 2010

FTC: Cable, Broadcasters Need To Ramp-Up Self Regulation For Kids Media
Mulitchannel News, April 12, 2010

What Kids Know: McDonald's, Toyota, Disney
ABC News, April 12, 2010

Down on the Clown
Huffington Post, April 9, 2010

Food Fight Revisited
Washington Post, April 6, 2010

March, 2010

Playtime Is Over
New York Times, March 26, 2010

Thanks to a Big Mattel Move, Toys and Movies Come One Step Closer to Being the Exact Same Thing
New York Magazine, March 24, 2010

FTC to Consider New Restrictions on Collecting Data from Children
MediaPost, March 24, 2010

Unhealthy Habit: Both Obamas Are Way Too Ready to Partner with Big Players Who Keep U.S. Sick
NOW Magazine, March 24, 2010

Behind the Shady World of Marketing Junk Food to Children
Alternet.org, March 23, 2010

Despite Press Releases, PepsiCo Not Abandoning Schools
Change.org, March 20, 2010

Could School Bus Ads Save School Budgets?
ABC News, March 19, 2010

Look, Kids: A Way to Slip Pokemon Past Mom
New York Times, March 18, 2010

Limited Play Impacts Behavior
MediaPost, March 18, 2010

Angering the Mouse: Did a Pioneering Children's Advocacy Group Pay the Price for Taking on Disney?
Valley Advocate, March 18, 2010

NBC, Dr Pepper Manage to Blur Commerce, Content Even More
Advertising Age, March 16, 2010

Teen Girls Say Pink Camel in Cigarette Ads Caught Their Eye
Business Week, March 15, 2010

Ads Might Be Looking at You
San Jose Mercury News, March 15, 2010

After Victory Over Disney, Group [CCFC] Loses Its Lease
New York Times, March 9, 2010

Most Food & Entertainment Companies Get Failing Grade for Policies on Marketing Food to Children
Center for Science in the Public Interest, March 9, 2010

Kick Back and Endure Being Bored and Uncomfortable
The Sydney Morning Herald, March 8, 2010

Study: Violent Video Game Play Makes More Aggressive Kids
U.S. News & World Report, March 3, 2010

Cross-promotions Replace TV Junk Food Advertising
Australian Food News, March 3, 2010

Children, Commercialism, and Environmental Sustainability
Solutions, March 2, 2010

Marketing Works on Preschoolers: Study
CBC News, March 2, 2010

Kids and Advertising: Mommy That's My Bestest Brand
The Globe and Mail, March 1, 2010

Too Much Media Could Hurt Kids' Health: Study
CBC News, March 1, 2010

February, 2010

More Towns Seeking Sponsors, Ads to Balance Books
Boston Globe, February 28, 2010

Hey, Kids, Look! Look! Over here! Buy This Food-Like Product! Kids! Yoo-hoo!
LA Times, February 25, 2010

Neural Advertising: The Sounds We Can't Resist
Time, February 22, 2010

Once Skeptics, Brands Drink the Facebook Kool-Aid
Ad Age, February 22, 2010

Cameron to Tackle Sexualisation of Children in Advertising
The Drum (UK), February 19, 2010

Children 'Missing Out on Sleep' Newsround Finds
BBC News, February 18, 2010

Disney to Hollywood: If It Can't Sell Toys, It Had Better Be Cheap
New York Magazine, February 17, 2010

MD Critical of Coke's Olympic Sponsorship
CBC News, February 16, 2010

Bill Would Allow Ads on School Buses
Salt Lake Tribune, February 15, 2010

A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix
New York Times, February 14, 2010

Child 'Mini-Marketeers' Paid by Junk Food Firms to Secretly Push Products Among Their Friends
Mail Online, February 15, 2010

A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix
New York Times, February 14, 2010

Online Advertising Easily Influences Teens to Eat More Junk Food
Natural News, February 14, 2010

Soda: A Sin We Can Sip Instead of Smoke?
New York Times, February 12, 2010

Movies Loaded With Images of Junk Food
The Palm Beach Post, February 11, 2010

Cutting the Fat From Advertising
ABC News Australia, February 11, 2010

Child Obesity Risks Death at Early Age, Study Finds
New York Times, February 10, 2010

Childhood Obesity: It's Not the Amount of TV, It's the Number of Junk Food Commercials
Science Daily, February 9, 2010

Study: 3 Family Habits May Fight Childhood Obesity
Health.com, February 8, 2010

Buy Now, Pay Later (Maybe With Your Allowance)
New York Times, February 6, 2010

Beer and Burgers Banned from New Product Placement Laws (UK)
Food & Drink Digital, February 5, 2010

American Teen Girls Feel Pressure To Be Thin
Reuters, February 1, 2010

January, 2010

Bill Before Legislature Would Allow Ads on School Buses
Peninsula Daily News, January 31, 2010

Disney Unable to Turn Babies Into Einsteins
Courthouse News Service, January 28, 2010

Nickelodeon Promotes Violent and Sexual Games to Young Children
About.com Family Computing, January 28, 2010

Targeted Product Placements from Xerox
Product Placement News, January 27, 2010

Consumer Culture Saturates Kids' Lives
The Starphoenix, January 26, 2010

"Spellcasters": The Hunt for the "Buy-Button" in Your Brain
Brand Channel, January 22, 2010

Whoppers and Beer: Burger King's Latest Innovation
Brand Channel, January 22, 2010

Alcohol Industry is 'Targeting Young People' (UK)
The Guardian, January 21, 2010

Supreme Court Rejects Corporate Spending Limits
New York Times, January 21, 2010

Pact to Limit Sugary Cereals to Kids Not Worth Its Salt
Chicago Tribune, January 20, 2010

If Your Kids Are Awake, They're Probably Online
New York Times, January 20, 2010

Spain Curbs 'Body Image' Ads on Television
The Guardian, January 18, 2010

Academic Warns Online Marketing for Children "Almost Impossible" to Police
MarketingWeek, January 14, 2010

Judge OKs Violent Video Game Ads on CTA Buses, Trains
Chicago Sun-Times, January 9, 2010

Backlash Over Plan to Extend TV Advertising
The Guardian, January 3, 2010

In Recession, Americans Doing More, Buying Less
New York Times, January, 2 2010

December 2009

Baby-by-Number: Parents' New Obsession With Data
Wired Science, December 14, 2009

In the Pink: Challenging Toy Industry's Gender-Stereotyped Marketing
Scotsman News, December 12, 2009

FTC Finds "Explicit Sexual Content" in Teen, Kids Virtual Worlds
Virtual Worlds News, December 10, 2009

DVDs for Toddlers Poorly Designed: Study
ABC News, December 9, 2009

'Consuming Kids' Movie Sparks Parental Backlash
Worcester Telegram, December 7, 2009

Holiday Volunteering Bonds Families
Washington Times, December 6, 2009

FTC Concerned Over Continued Marketing of Violent Content to Children
LA Times, December 4, 2009

Tech-Savvy Teaching Methods Bringing Change to Preschool Setting
Eden Prairie News, December 2, 2009

Top-Sellers Show How Marketing Toys Has Shifted to a More Subconscious Approach
Wales Online, December 2, 2009

No Einsteins?
NorthJersey.com, December 1, 2009

November 2009

Food Ads on Nickelodeon Slammed in Report
CBS News, November 24, 2009

Study: Kids Watching Hours of TV at Home Daycare
The Associated Press, November 23, 2009

Television Time a Health Hazard for Children
The Oregonian, November 22, 2009

Disney to Debut First Branded-Entertainment Program Online
Advertising Age, November 19, 2009

Countering the Sexualization of Your Youth
Huffington Post, November 18, 2009

New Congressional Bill: Smackdown on Kids TV ads
Media Daily, November 13, 2009

New Study: Alcohol Advertising on Boston's Public Transportation
CMCH, November 9, 2009

New Brand-Based Online World for Kids: 'Kung-Fu Panda World'
USA Today, November 9, 2009

Losing the Limo: New Fashion Dolls
New York Times, November 6, 2009

Kids' Programming Disproportionately Heavy on Junk Food Ads
Food Navigator USA, November 5, 2009

TV May Increase Aggression in Toddlers
USA Today, November 2, 2009

House Health-Care Bill Would Require Restaurants to Post Calorie Counts; Separate Bill Would End Tax-Deduction for Children's Ads
Ad Age, November 2, 2009

Critics Blast Kellogg's Claim That Cereal Can Boost Immunity
USA Today, November 2, 2009

Vigilant Parents Say They Are Often Unaware of Marketing Techniques That Draw Kids, Teens
ABC News, November 1, 2009

October 2009

Western Australia Parents Campaign Against Advertising for Children (Video)
Stateline WA (ABC), October 30, 2009

Doctors Resign from American Academy of Family Physicians over Coca-Cola Alliance
Kansas City Business Journal, October 30, 2009

Women in Peril: PTC Report Finds Increase in Violence Against Females on Television
Parents Television Council, October 28, 2009

Trend of Sexy Halloween Costumes for Young Girls is Downright Frightening, Say Moms
The Patriot Ledger, October 27, 2009

Kids Watch More Than a Day of TV Each Week
L.A. Times, October 27, 2009

Study Finds Least Nutritious Cereals Most Heavily Marketed to Kids
USA Today, October 25, 2009

Targeting Tots Could Build Lifelong Brand Recognition: Study
Montreal Gazette, October 23, 2009

No Einstein in Your Crib? Get a Refund
New York Times, October 24, 2009

Disney Expands its "Baby Einstein" Refunds
CBS News, October 24, 2009

Disney Expands Refunds on 'Baby Einstein' DVDs
Associated Press, October 23, 2009

Mighty Market Force "Power Tweens" Merit Their Own Convention
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 21, 2009

TV Writers Want FCC to Expand Definition of Kids' Programming
Multichannel News, October 20, 2009

American Academy of Pediatrics Issues Statement About Media Effects on Kids
MedPage Today, October 19, 2009

Television - Not in Front of the Children in Australia
The Guardian, October 14, 2009

All the Single Babies: Why Do Tots Love Beyonce?
Time Magazine, October 14, 2009

Scholastic Markets Goosebumps Everywhere Kids Look
KidScreen, October 13, 2009

Disney’s Retail Plan Is a Theme Park in Its Stores
New York Times, October 13, 2009

Manatee Schools May Go Corporate
Herald Tribune, October 8, 2009

Schoolhouse Marketing Continues Unabated
Education and the Public Interest Center, October 6, 2009

'Sexing Up' Our Tweens
The Mercury, October 6, 2009

BusRadio Controversy Ends Quickly Quietly, Along with Firm's Operations
Nashua Telegraph, October 1, 2009

September 2009

Bus Radio Pulls the Plug
Media Life Magazine, September 30, 2009

Can You Tell Me How to Get Diapers Without Sesame Street Characters on Them?
Slate, September 30, 2009

'The Case for Commercial Free Television' with John Masters and Susan Linn (Video)
GrassRoots TV12 Aspin, September 25, 2009

FDA Bans Flavored Cigarettes
Bloomberg News, September 24, 2009

Barbie Headed to the Big Screen
The Hollywood Reporter, September 23, 2009

Kids Have Fun Thinking Inside the Box
Mercury News, September 23, 2009

Food Industry Seeks to Maintain Junk Food Marketing in Schools
CSPI, September 23, 2009

School Ads: No Sale
Orlando Sentinel, September 22, 2009

NY Health Commish Says "Nada" Over Marketing to Kids
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2009

FCC Gives BusRadio a Paddling Over Ads
Media Life, September 8, 2009

Cash Strapped California Schools Seek Sponsors to Raise Funds
LA Times, September 8, 2009

For Trailers, Green Now Means Watch Carefully
Chicago Sun-Times, September 4, 2009

Summit, Habbo Strike 'Twilight' Deal
MediaWeek, September 2, 2009

Girls and Dieting, Then and Now
The Wall Street Journal, September 2, 2009

August 2009

Play, Empathy and TV
The Connected Parent, August, 2009

Comic Explosion: Disney Buys Marvel Entertainment
MediaPost, August 31, 2009

FCC Commisioners Indicate Range of Concerns, Solutions for Content-Blocking Technologies
Broadcasting & Cable, August 31, 2009

Creating the Next Teen Star
The New York Times, August 28, 2009

Consumer Groups Launching Online Privacy Push
Broadcasting & CAble, August 28, 2009

Toy Purchases: Little Room For Impulse Buys
MediaPost, August 28, 2009

Mattel Goes Back to the Future for Hot Wheels
The New York Times, August 28, 2009

Children Feel Weight of Body Image
TheStar.com, August 27, 2009

Using Milk-Carton Ads to Build Strong Brands
The New York Times, August 27, 2009

FCC 'Safe Viewing' Report Tees Up More Study
Broadcasting & CAble, August 26, 2009

Years Later, Mattel Embraces 'Barbie Girl'
The New York Times, August 26, 2009

Transformers Movies Caught in FCC Content Filtering Inquiry
Ars Technica, August 26, 2009

Start-Up Plays Offline
The Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2009

Teens Inhabit 'Digital Marketing Ecosystem,' Research Suggests
Vancouver Sun, August 25, 2009

Drink Up: Cable Alcohol Ads Reaching Teens
MediaPost, August 25, 2009

FCC Will Reasses V-Chip, Ratings System
The Wrap, August 24, 2009

Privacy Concerns Arise Over Student Data
USA Today, August 24, 2009

Hotels Giving Children the VIP Treatment
The Boston Globe, August 24, 2009

Global Brands Look to China's Young Consumers to Offset Losses in Crisis-Battered Home Markets
The Associated Press, August 23, 2009

New Hampshire Lawmakers Addressing Concerns About Teens and Sexting
Manchester Exducation Examiner, August 19, 2009

Nickelodeon Theme Park To Open in New Orleans
MediaPost, August 18, 2009

IHOP, Other Restaurants Lure Parents With Kids Eat Free Deals
USA Today, August 17, 2009

New Laws Could Mean Children Disappear From TV, Say Broadcasters
Times Online, August 15, 2009

New Worries About Children With Cellphones
The New York Times, August 15, 2009

Back-to-School Shopping Gets Lean and Mean
TIME, August 12, 2009

Warner Builds Pic with Lego
Variety, August 11, 2009

Dell Unveils Nickelodeon PC for Kids
Reuters, August 11, 2009

Nielsen: Record June for Gaming
AdWeek, August 10, 2009

For Families Today, Technology Is Morning's First Priority
The New York Times, August 10, 2009

Hollywood Turns to the Toy Chest
The Wrap, August 5, 2009

CCFC Takes Aim At PG-13 Film Ads In Letter to FTC
Broadcasting & Cable, August 5, 2009

Is the Princess Stereotype Harming Our Daughters?
Times Online, August 4, 2009

Watching TV: Even Worse for Kids Than You Think
TIME, August 4, 2009

Child-Proofing Your Ads: New Maine Law Restricts Marketing to Minors
Law.com, August 4, 2009

July 2009

Study: Skinny Women Better for Bottom Line
Advertising Age, July 30, 2009

Harry Potter and the Pint of Liquid Courage
The New York Times, July 28, 2009

Disney Takes Web Surfers to the Lab to See Which Ads Work
The New York Times, July 27, 2009

Retaiers Lure Parents of Powerful Tweens
The Washington Times, July 27, 2009

Bubble Babies
Reader's Digest, July 27, 2009

Scene Stealer: The Web Is Pouncing on Hollywood's Ratings
The New York Times, July 25, 2009

Game Ad Ban Challenged
Boston Herald, July 2, 2009

Back-to-school Pitches Go Social with Facebook, Twitter
USA Today, July 24, 2009

Rockefeller Will Push for Government Oversight Of Violent Media Content
Broadcasting & Cable, July 22, 2009

FCC to Revisit Kids TV Rules
Broadcasting & Cable, July 22, 2009

CBS News to Target Students
Variety, July 21, 2009

Genachowski to Testify on Kids TV Law
Broadcasting & Cable, July 16, 2009

Your Name Here: Springfield School Auctions Naming Rights for Football Field
The Star-Ledger, July 15, 2009

Congress Investigates Radio Programming on School Busses
US News & World Report, July 13, 2009

How SpongeBob Became an $8 Billion Franchise
Advertising Age, July 13, 2009

Hits at the Box Office Are Creating Retail Blockbusters
LA Times, July 13, 2009

For Firstborns, Secondhand Fits the Bill
The New York Times, July 9, 2009

Kideos.com Gets Into the Picture
AdWeek, July 9, 2009

Hasbro Ready To Cash In On Toys Tied To Transformers Movie
The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2009

Hasbro Online Game Promotes Upcoming G.I. Joe Motion Picture
Promo Xtra, July 7, 2009

Report: Kids and Teens Spending More Time, Money Online
MediaPost, July 7, 2009

Advertising Broadcasts on School Busses Run Into Static
The Denver Post, July 3, 2009

Alcohol, Then Tobacco. Now Fast Food?
BusinessWeek, July 1, 2009

June 2009

Is Transformers A True Box Office Success or An Exploitation of Children
Examiner.com, June 29, 2009

In Summer, Kids Need Real Play Time
USA Today, June 24, 2009

Your Company's Name Here...
Union-Tribune, June 24, 2009

Children Are Too Frequent Targets of PG-13 Movie Ads, Group Charges
The New York Times, June 24, 2009

Disney Unveils Kids' Laptop Amid Shopper Thrift
Reuters, June 17, 2009

Kmart, BK, Mars Partner With 'Transformers' -- and Each Other
Advertising Age, June 17, 2009

Brazilian Prosecutor Wants to Ban Fast-Food Toys
Reuters, June 15, 2009

The Hostile Takeover of Childhood
Dakota Voice, June 15, 2009

Tobacco Regulation Is Expected to Face a Free-Speech Challenge
The New York Times, June 15, 2009

Teachers Snub Scholastic's Toys
USA Today, June 7, 2009

Hollywood Continues Its Fast-Food Binge
BrandWeek, June 6, 2009

Nick, Nick Jr. Mags to Fold
MediaWeek, June 4, 2009

Hyatt Partners With 'National Geographic Kids'
MediaPost, June 4, 2009

Pokémon, Burger King Partner On Game Card Promo
MediaPost, June 2, 2009

Kmart Launches Transformers Tie-In
MediaPost, June 2, 2009

May 2009

Her Prince Has Come. Critics, Too.
The New York Times, May 31, 2009

Burger King Stages Family Fun Days
Promo Xtra, May 28, 2009

Kids Increasingly Eating From Value Meals
Mediapost, May 27, 2009

Creators of Movie-Based Video Games Trying Harder to Snare Gamers
Associated Press, May 26, 2009

Princess Fever Reigns for Generation of Girls
Associated Press, May 22, 2009

CCFC Says It Urged Congress To Require FCC Bus Report
Broadcast and Cable, May 22, 2009

Axe Body Products Puts Its Brand on the Hamptons Club Scene
The New York Times, May 21, 2009

Burger King and Paramount Embark on Unprecedented Partnership
Promo Xtra, May 21, 2009

Marriott Offers Nickelodeon Getaway Program
MediaPost, May 19, 2009

McDonald's, Fox Sign Global Movie Tie-In Deal
MediaPost, May 13, 2009

How Online Gaming Companies Are Trying to Make Money From Kids
paidcontent.org, May 13, 2009

A Book Packager Takes a Step Into Web Video
The New York Times, May 7, 2009

PBS to Shorten Time Commitments for Sponsorships
The New York Times, May 7, 2009

Burger King Takes Heat Over 'Hightly Sexualised' Kids Ad
Christian Post, May 7, 2009

Mom Blogs Dole Out Advice -- With Corporate Backing
Associated Press, May 6, 2009

No Viagra Ads Before 10 P.M.?
Advertising Age, May 6, 2009

April 2009

Discovery, Hasbro Kids' Cable Deal May Rankle FCC
The Wrap, April 30, 2009

Hasbro, Discovery to Form TV Network
Associated Press, April 30, 2009

Kindergarten Cram
The New York Times Magazine, April 29, 2009

Hershey Sponsors Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
EVLiving.com, April 27, 2009

Warning: TV Content Controls on the Table
Broadcasting & Cable, April 25, 2009

How Hasbro Is Getting Movies Made About Its Toys
Advertising Age, April 23, 2009

Marketers Build Brand Loyalty In Schools
Marketplace, April 22, 2009

Marketing Earth Day (and Other Stuff) to Children
The Huffington Post, April 21, 2009

CCFC's Joe Kelly on Fox News' "Fox and Friends"
Fox News, April 21, 2009

Chinese Learn English the Disney Way
The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2009

Study Finds Some Youths 'Addicted' to Video Games
The Washington Post, April 20, 2009

Children's Media Policy Council Wants FCC to Require Ratings for Ads
Broadcasting & Cable, April 16, 2009

Disney Expert Uses Science to Draw Boy Viewers
The New York Times, April 14, 2009

Activists Reject Having it Burger King's 'SquarePants' Way
The New York Times, April 10, 2009

Burger King SpongeBob Ad Too Sexual?
MediaPost, April 8, 2009

Hitmakers and Fundraisers: School Book Fairs
The Associated Press, April 5, 2009

Coca-Cola Testing Interactive Vending Machines
Promo, April 3, 2009

Advertisers Brace for Online Viral Marketing Curbs
Financial Times, April 2, 2009

Ask Seventeen a Question, Get Answer from Expert or Advertiser
Advertising Age, April 1, 2009

March 2009

How Young Is Too Young for Video Games?
MSNBC, March 27, 2009

Need a Pothole Filled in Your City? Call KFC
Advertising Age, March 25, 2009

Idaho Teacher Sells Advertising Space on Tests
The Associated Press, March 25, 2009

McDonalds Makes Major Move into School Education with Free Online Maths Program
The Daily Telegraph, March 20, 2009

J&J Partners With Disney to Create Online Teen Soap
Advertising Age, March 18, 2009

Carl's Jr Tries to Go After the Young, and Hungry, Skateboarding Fan
The New York Times, March 17, 2009

Campaigns for Challenging Times Put Children and Mothers First
The New York Times, March 17, 2009

Money-Hungry Schools Getting Down to Business
The Washington Post, March 13, 2009

FTC Could Set Standards For Food Marketing Aimed At Teens
Advertising Age, March 11, 2009

Child Activists Slam Sprout
Broadcasting & Cable, March 11, 2009

Advocates Say Program Keeps Kids Awake
The Associated Press, March 11, 2009

Advertisers Get a Trove of Clues in Smartphones
The New York Times, March 11, 2009

The Endless Possibilities -- and impossibilities -- of Barbie
The Ottawa Citizen, March 9, 2009

School Districts Should Pull Plug on BusRadio
The Denver Post, March 8, 2009

At 50 Years Old, Barbie Gets Tattoos -- And A Megastore In China
The Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2009

School BusRadio Gets Mixed Signals
The Denver Post, March 5, 2009

Forever Young
Boston Globe, March 5, 2009

Study: Want A Smart Baby? TV's Not Going To Help
CNN, March 4, 2009

Fashionology Brings Tween Do-It-Yourself Clothing Design Online
MediaPost, March 2, 2009

February 2009

Multimedia Formula Makes Alloy a Teen Magnet
Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2009

Teens: Recessions Are For Grown-Ups
MediaPost, February 27, 2009

Rivals Unafraid to Borrow, Or Steal, From Each Other
The New York Times, February 24, 2009

Kraft Singles Launches Yearlong "Smiles" Campaign
Promo, February 24, 2009

Obama To Name Jon Leibowitz FTC Chairman
Advertising Age, February 23, 2009

Tween Brands Installs In-Store Network
Media Week, February 19, 2009

Children Get First Mobile Phone at Average Age of Eight
Telegraph, February 18, 2009

Cablers' Outlook Not as Grim as Prime Time
Advertising Age, February 16, 2009

Where the Kids Are
Advertising Age, February 16, 2009

Online Kids Playground Gets Rough
Media Week, February 15, 2009

Advertising On School Busses? Not Buying It
Providence Journal, February 10, 2009

Scholastic Accused of Misusing Book Clubs
New York Times, February 10, 2009

Scholastic Corp. Criticized For Marketing Toys, Video Games in School-based Book Clubs
Associated Press, February 9, 2009

It's Cooler Than Ever To Be a Tween, But Is Childhood Lost?
USA Today, February 4, 2009

Study Links TV and Depression
Los Angeles Times, February 3, 2009

Report Slams Wish Lists for Toys on Children's Websites
Brand Republic, February 2, 2009

Facebook Chases Research Revenue With Corporate Polls Launch
Brand Republic, February 2, 2009

Dolls, Purses Marketed for Girls With Self-esteem, Sharing in Mind
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 1, 2009

January 2009

The Run for the Remote
The Salem News, January 31, 2009

Sweet Deal to Promote Tweeny-Bop Girl Group
New York Times, January 28, 2009

The Junk Food Wars
National Post, January 27, 2009

Bring On The Botox: Barbie Hits 50
MediaPost, January 26, 2009

Church's Chicken Bows Effort for Digital Game
MediaPost, January 26, 2009

Burger King Wraps Up 'Kids Choice' Awards Sweeps
Promo Xtra, January 26, 2009

Mattel to Tout Tween Dora, Elmo Gloves in '09
Reurters, January 22, 2009

Pink Makes Me See Red!
Daily Mail, January 22, 2009

Children Spending Half as Much Time in Class As They Do Looking at Screens
Times Online, January 21, 2009

For Sale: Wholesomeness
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 21, 2009

Viacom Plots SpongeBob Marketing Blitz
Promo Magazine, January 20, 2009

Your Client's Ad in Public Schools
Media Life Magazine, January 20, 2009

The 'toxic' Web Generation: Children Spend Six Hours a Day in Front of Screens
Daily Mail, January 19, 2009

American Idol Goes Virtual Via Habbo
Media Week, January 15, 2009

Marketing American Girlhood
Rethinking Schools Online, Winter, 2009

A Text Arrives. Oh, It's Just an 'Idol' Ad.
The New York Times, January 14, 2009

Game Industry Finally Notices Girls
Tulsa World, January 13, 2009

TV Does Toddlers More Harm Than Good Expert Warns
The Telegraph, January 13, 2009

March of the Penguin
The Hollywood Reporter, January 8, 2009


BK Warms Up Grill With Facebook App

Ad Week, January 8, 2009

Marketers Cast Wary Eye on Regulatory Agenda
MediaPost, January 5, 2009

Tobacco Product Placements on the Downturn
Product Placement News, January 2, 2009

December 2008

E-books Catch On with Children
Los Angeles Times, December 25, 2008

Children Get Product Info Online
eMarketer, December 24, 2008

Building an Edgier Barbie to Revive Franchise Sales
The Wall Street Journal, December 24, 2008

Pester Power: Curbing Your Child's Inner Consumer
CBC News, December 23, 2008

For Some Toy Makers, Rules to Protect Kids May Be Toxic
Los Angeles Times, December 23, 2008

Junk Food Ads Drop by Third - Ofcom
Media Week, December 17, 2008

Legislation Would Turn New Jersey School Buses into Billboards
Press of Atlantic City, December 15, 2008

Experiential Marketing Focuses on Malls, Paramount Gets Dogged
MediaPost, December 12, 2008

Mountain Dew Sets Its Sights on Video-Game Market
Advertising Age, December 11, 2008

Montgomery County Discontinues BusRadio Service
The Washington Post, December 11, 2008

School Bus Service No Music to Some Parents' Ears
The Washington Post, December 11, 2008

Nielsen: Text Message Marketing to Increase
Media Post, December 9, 2008

Storefronts in Virtual Worlds Bringing in Real Money
The New York Times, December 8, 2008

WONKA Brands Dropped From Kids Shows
Broadcasting & Cable, December 4, 2008

Kids of All Ages Targeted Next in Soft Drink Shift
Beverage Daily, December 4, 2008

Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Nestle 'Obtaining Children's Personal Details'
The Herald Sun, December 3, 2008

Report Ties Children’s Use of Media to Their Health
The New York Times, December 1, 2008

Battling the Cult of Consumerism
TheStar.com, December 1, 2008

November 2008

Gift-givers Get Creative In Tough U.S. Economy
Reuters, November 29, 2008

 

Disney Accused By Catholic Cleric of Corrupting Children's Minds
Telegraph, November 29, 2008

 

Meltdown Fallout: Some Parents Rethink Toy-Buying
Associated Press, November 29, 2008

 

Should Parents Police Their Children More Aggressively?
CNet News, November 26, 2008

 

Dell, eBay, Sephora Offer Virtual Gifts on Facebook
Advertising Age, November 26, 2008

 

Burger King Tempts Gift Card Buyers with Wii
Promo Magazine, November 26, 2008

 

CCFC Wants FCC To Ban Product Placement In Kids Shows, Limit In Primetime
Broadcasting & Cable, November 24, 2008

 

Longform Ads Replace Kid Fare On Fox
Variety, November 23, 2008

 

Funds Sliced, Teacher Sells Ads On Tests
Union-Tribune, November 22, 2008

 

McDonald's Courts Moms As Fast-Food Emissaries
Washington Post, November 20, 2008
 

Top Toys: Hannah's Hot, Beats Out Bratz
MediaPost, November 19, 2008

 

NIH: Banning Fast Food Ads Will Make Kids Less Fat
Advertising Age, November 19, 2008

 

A Drink Backed by a Sports Hero (Wielding a Mean Game Controller)
The New York Times, November 19, 2008

 

CARU Releases Guideline for Toy Ads
PROMO Xtra , November 19, 2008

 

Comcast Nets Push Digital Product Placements
MediaPost, November 19, 2008

 

National Geographic Roars Into Videogames
MediaWeek, November 18, 2008

 

Barely Passing
The Baltimore Jewish Times, November 13, 2008

 

Disney, Verizon To Turn The Cellphone Into A Theme-park Visitor's Tool
LA Times, November 12, 2008

 

Oh, Joy! A "Commercial-Free" Infomercial
Portfolio.com, November 12, 2008

 

Mattel Seeks To Stop Bratz Dolls
The Los Angeles Times, November 11, 2008

 

Facebook Tries to Woo Marketers
The Wall Street Journal,  November 11th, 2008

 

Mickey Mouse Goes Bollywood

Advertising Age, November 11, 2008

 

BK Push Takes 'Simpsons' Far From Springfield
Mediaweek, November 10, 2008

 

Ordering Pizza Hut From Your Facebook Page? It's on the Way
Advertising Age, November 10, 2008

 

New Ads Pop Up In Video Blank Spaces
MediaPost, November 10, 2008

 

Obama Promises Change; Is It Bad for Marketers?
BrandWeek, November 9, 2008

 

Disney XD Aims To Be Where The Boys Are

Jim Hill Media, November 7, 2008

 

Disney, by Design
The New York Times, November 6, 2008

 

This Holiday Season, Retailers Better Be Wary Of The Surly Shopper
Canwest News, November 06, 2008

 

Saks Sacks 98 Libby Lu's
Chicago Sun-Times, November 6, 2008

 

Targeted Marketing Gets Intelligent
Entrepreneur.com, November 5, 2008

 

Video Games Sales To Top CDs and DVDs
The Independent, November 5, 2008

 

Like a Billboard, but, Oh, So Sleek
The New York Times, November 4, 2008

 

Disney Looks to Popular Brands for Holiday Toys
Reuters, November 4, 2008

 

TSA Allows Ads In Bins Across U.S.
USA TODAY, November 4, 2008

 

Children TV Food Ad Restrictions Not Working, UK Consumer Body Claims
KidAdLaw, November 4, 2008

 

Study Links Violent Video Games, Hostility
Washington Post, November 3, 2008

 

Ad-On: Uptick In Young Demos Watching TV Spots
MediaPost, November 3, 2008

 

Teen Pregnancies Tied To Tastes For Sexy TV Shows
Associated Press, November 3, 2008

 

Advertisers Up The Ante As Products Become TV Plots
The Christian Science Monitor, November 3, 2008

October 2008

The Business Of Avatars
Forbes.com, October 30, 2008

 

Disney Gurus Mix Movies, Electronics to Create New Toys
USA TODAY, October 30, 2008

 

Hanging Out at a Mall for the Holidays
The New York Times, October 30, 2008

 

McDonald's Pitches 'Madagascar 2'; Replaces 'I'm Lovin' it' Packaging
PROMO Xtra , October 30, 2008

 

Kiwibox, Burst Media Launch Teen Network
Adotas, October 29, 2008
 

Kids Turn Chick-fil-A Premiums into a Space Station
Promo P&I, October 29, 2008

 

Cometh the Penguin (to a box store near you)
LA Times , October 28, 2008

 

Activist Group Urges Toy Makers To Address Parents
Media Post, October 27, 2008

 

Sexy Halloween Costumes . . . For Little Girls?
LA Times, October 27, 2008

 

Tinker Bell Appears In 'Pixie Hollow' In Act Of Marketing Magic
Canadian Press, October 24, 2008

 

Junk Food Advertisement Bans
Herald Sun, October 24, 2008

 

Study: Coke Is Most Talked About Brand in America
Brand Week, October 23, 2008

 

American Eagle 'Down-Sizing' Into Kidswear
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 23, 2008

 

Kids Growing Up Too Fast, Author Says
Naples News, October 22, 2008

 

NeoEdge Networks Introduces Way to Splice Ads Into The Middle of the Action
VentureBeat.com, October 22, 2008

 

WWE Launches Kids Site
Broadcasting & Cable, October 21, 2008

 

Kids' Cereals Saltier, Report Says
Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2008

 

Brands Cozy Up to Bond's Growing Appeal
USA Today, October 20, 2008

 

Marketers Say They Win With In-Game Ads
MediaPost, October 20, 2008

 

Titan To Fit US Buses With Digital Ad Screens
Brand Republic, October 20, 2008

 

Class, Pay Attention To This Message From Our Sponsor
CrainsNewYork.com, October 18, 2008

 

Isn't She Lovely? Are Today's Princesses Having Fun Or Getting The Wrong Idea?
Kane County Chronicle, October 18, 2008

 

Adelstein Calls For Action To Ban Kid-Targeting Interactive Ads
Broadcasting & Cable, October 17, 2008

 

Nokia's Touch Phone Makes Appearance In Britney Spears Video
InformationWeek, October 17, 2008

 

Media & Money: 'Hurdles' Before In-Game Ads Catch On
AdWeek, October 15, 2008

 

Pizza Hut Launches Ordering Application On Facebook
MediaPost, October 15, 2008

 

Most Virtual Gaming Support Is U.S.-Based
MediaPost, October 15, 2008

 

Hot Wheels' Spins New Series For '09
Variety, October 14, 2008

 

Ofcom to Investigate Baby TV Channels Over Child Development Fears
Daily Mail, October 14, 2008

 

So Far, Kids' TV Saved From Ad Hits
MediaPost, October 13, 2008

 

British Junk-food Ads Targeting Children Drop
Media Week , October 13, 2008

 

Milk Cartoon
The New York Times, October 12, 2008

 

Stardoll, Elle to Launch Virtual Magazine
MediaWeek, October 9, 2008

 

Apple Unveils 'Field Trip' Program for Kids
MacNN, October 8, 2008

 

UK: Calypso launches 'High School' water
Just-Drinks.com, October 8, 2008

 

The Pornification Of A Generation
Newsweek, October 7, 2008

 

Ads to The Rescue as Distraction From Root Canals
Associated Press, October 7, 2008

 

Children's Ads Provide Junk Food for Thought
The Mercury, October 6th, 2008

 

Pressure to Cut Calories From School Vending Machines

Food Navigator USA, October 6, 2008

 

Is Cartoon Character Advertising Making American Kids Fat?
NaturalNews, October 3, 2008

 

Disney, Nickelodeon Push Brands
Variety, October 3, 2008

 

Kids Play in Fractured Media Playground
Variety, October 3, 2008

 

Senate Passes Child Safe Viewing Act
Broadcasting & Cable, October 2, 2008

 

Show kids stuff isn't happiness
Columbia Tribune, October 2, 2008

 

Cartoon Characters in Which? Firing Line
Brand Republic, October 2, 2008
 

Sun Prairie To Consider Selling Naming Rights To School Facilities
Channel 3000, October 1, 2008

 

Nickelodeon ties up with Tomy Yujin Europe
Licensing.biz, October 1, 2008

September 2008

HipChicas.com Targets Tween Latinas with Eco-Friendly Virtual World
MediaPost, September 30, 2008

 

Honda Inks Exclusive Deal With 'High School Musical 3'
MediaPost, September 30, 2008

 

Hostess to Visit Sweeps Contestants Homes on Halloween Night
Promo Xtra, September 30, 2008

 

FCC Considers Product Placement Rules for TV
Ars Technica, September 28, 2008

 

Ditch The Characters For The Classics
The Tampa Tribune, September 26, 2008

 

Fly Right: Ads On Airline Trays Enjoy High Recall
MediaPost, September 26, 2008

 

MySpace Music Debuts With Blue-Chip Sponsors
MediaPost, September 26, 2008

 

Today's Lesson: Selling Teenagers on Benefits of Milk
The New York Times, September 26, 2008

 

Advertising on Amber Alert signs?
ABC News, September 24, 2008

 

Self Regulation of Junk Food Ads In the Spotlight Again as Pressure Mounts
Food Navigator USA, September 24, 2008

 

Will the FCC Act?
CounterPunch, September 24, 2008

 

Consoles Gain In Popularity, May Steal Ad Dollars
MediaPost, September 24, 2008

 

Wrigley Sells Advergaming Site Candystand
Advertising Age, September 23, 2008

 

Schoolhouse Rocks With Milk Rocks

Brandweek, Sept 22, 2008

 

School Children Thrown Overboard into Commercial Sea

September 22, 2008

 

Fuzzy Renaissance
The New York Times, September 21, 2008

 

Bratz Books Expelled from US School Book Suppliers

Guardian, September 19, 2008

 

Products Placed: How Companies Pay Artists to Include Brands in Lyrics

Wired, September 19, 2008

 

Cartoon Network's 'Star Wars' Mall Tour, It Is

Multichannel News, September 19, 2008

 

JibJab Caters to New Crowd: 'High School Musical' Fans

Advertising Age, September 18, 2008

 

Distributor Gives Bratz the Boot

Winnipeg Free Press, September 18, 2008

 

BusRadio Proposal Should Be Silenced

The Nashua Telegraph, September 16, 2008

 

Study: Gamers Respond to Ads

AdWeek, September 15, 2008

Strapped for Cash, Schools Eye Bus Ads
Advertisng Age, September 15, 2008

 

NASCAR Team Pitches to Youth

The Boston Globe, September 13, 2008

 

Robin Summerfield: So sexy, so soon
Calgary Herald
, September 12, 2008

 

JCPenney Chimes In With Disney On 'High School Musical 3'

Media Post, September 11, 2008

 

Ads Banned on South Carolina School Buses

WSAV.com, September 10, 2008

 

MPAA: Not All PG-13 Films Are Alike

Broadcast and Cable, September 10, 2008

 

Europe Takes Aim at Sexual Stereotyping in Ads

New York Times, September 10, 2008

 

TechCrunch50: Start-Ups Target Kids
New York Times, September 8, 2008

 

Back-to-School Brands Cash In On Virtual Goods

Media Post, September 8, 2008

 

VTech Targets Tots With a Wee Wii

Advertising Age, September 8, 2008

 

Are the Army's New Marketing Tactics a Little too Kid-Friendly?

Advertising Age, September 8, 2008

 

Toxic Beverly Hills

Patriot Post, September 7, 2007

 

Curbing advertising will cut obesity

The Australian, September 06, 2008

 

Report: Cereals Not As Healthy As Claimed

New Straight Times, September 5, 2008

 

PBS characters promote produce in Florida schools

The Packer, September 4, 2008

 

Advertising on high school IDs off table, for now

The Missoulan, September 2, 2008

August 2008

Marketing Contribute to Obesity in African-Americans

AdAge, August 28, 2008

 

Sara Lee Sells Whole Grain Image To Teens

MediaPost, August 28, 2008

 

Beer ads undermine campus efforts
Boston Globe, August 26, 2008

 

Watch out Hannah, 90210's back
KidScreen, August 26, 2008

 

Nick Dials in Wireless With iCarly Buy

MediaWeek, August 25 2008

 

Obama May Take Softer Approach on Kids' Obesity

AdAge, August 25, 2008

 

Humble ISD pins hopes on school bus ads

Houston Chronicle, August 21, 2008

 

France bans broadcast of TV shows for babies

Associated Press, August 20, 2008

 

Disney Dialing Up Kids Again
Forbes, August 20, 2008


FTC Commissioner Tackles Ads for Kids --- Official Leads Charge For Food, Drink Firms To Regulate Themselves
Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2008

 

Study Slams IOC Sponsorship Policies

AdWeek, August 19, 2008

 

Retailers 'Sell' to Young Virtually
The Wall Street Journal, August 19th, 2008

 

How Marketing is Taking Over the Film Industry

The Independent, August 15, 2008

 

Ads Coming Soon to a Phone Near You

PCMag.com, August 15, 2008

 

Fast-food toys becoming more educational

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 15, 2008

 

Crying Foul over Online Junk Food Marketing

Business Week,  August 12, 2008

 

The Battle for the Lower Third

Broadcasting & Cable, August 12th, 2008

 

Teachers warn of 'brand bullying' (UK)
The Press Association, August 11, 2008

 

State schools used branding ads to get corporate funding

The Courier-Mail, August 11, 2008

 

Retailers know texting is the totally best way to reach teens

St. Petersburg Times, August 10, 2008

 

Explicit Lyrics on TV Bombarding Kids

Red Orbit, August 10, 2008

 

Miley Cyrus and the secret power of tweens

USA Weekend, August 10, 2008

 

Intoxicating Brands: Alcohol Advertising and Youth

Multinational Monitor, August 9, 2008

 

Mag Bag: Kids' Titles Are Not Happy Campers

MediaDailyNews, August 8, 2008

 

Disney to Target Boys with Rebranded Cable Channel

Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2008

 

I want my [your brand here] MTV

Time Out Chicago, August 7, 2008

 

NCAA Says It Won't Tighten Rules on Beer Ads

Advertising Age, August 7, 2008

 

Q & A: Raising kids in a sexualized society

The Today Show, August 6, 2008

 

Grade-school Lolita: 'So Sexy So Soon'

The Today Show, August 6, 2008

 

LeapFrog jumps at Lucasfilm properties

KidScreen, August 6, 2008

 

Study: Tweens Search For Products Online, Get Parents To Buy Them In Store

MediaPost, August 6, 2008


Many tweens watching 'R' films despite restriction

USA Today, August 5, 2008

 

NCAA Coaches Urge Ban on Beer Ads

Advertising Age, August 5, 2008

 

Nickelodeon Online Game Linked to 'Avatar' Series

Promo Xtra, August 5, 2008


Marketers sneak into pop songs

Marketplace, August 5, 2008


Targeted-Ad Initiative Is Crucial for MySpace

The Wall Street Journal, August 4, 2008

 

Disney gives Tinker Bell a starring role

Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2008

 

Some 'kids' meals' pack whole day's serving of calories

USA Today, August 4, 2008

 

24/7 children's channels? I want my kid TV!

San Diego Union-Tribune, August 4, 2008

 

Book publisher Alloy Entertainment takes its teen literature into TV and movies

Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2008

 

Summer Silliness Brings a Pizza Field and a Giant Oreo

New York Times, August 1, 2008

July 2008

Schools Seek Ads for Sports

Boston Globe, July 31, 2008

 

FTC Backs Self-Regulation

Brandweek, July 31, 2008

 

One in Five Marketers Bought Ads in Return for News Coverage

Media Buyer Planner, July 31, 2008

 

BK Markets to Young Hispanics

QSR Magazine, July 30, 2008

 

Marketing To Kids: FTC, CBBB Weigh In With Reports

Marketing Daily, July 30, 2008

 

Tug of War in Food Marketing to Children

The New York Times, July 30, 2008

 

JCPenney Creates Online Game for College Girls

PROMO Magazine, July 29, 2008


'Gossip Girl' and Others Branding Sex in Ads

ABC News, July 29, 2008

 

Kids get a taste of food-related advertising online

Los Angeles Times, July 29, 2008

 

Kids' Activists, Critics React to FTC Report

Broadcasting & Cable, July 29, 2008

 

Carvel, Kraft Join Youth Soccer Tour

PROMO Magazine, July 28, 2008

 

Cancer Warning Adds Wrinkle to Parenting Debate

Associate Press, July 28, 2008

 

Alicia Keys Withdraws Tobacco Sponsorship

Marketwatch, July 28, 2008

 

Chew on This: Hit Song Is a Gum Jingle

July 28, 2008

 

A DVD Marketing Campaign Horton Would Definitely Hear

July 28, 2008


The Dark Knight taints our children's world view

July 26, 2008

Ad Nauseam: How far is too far?

July 25, 2008

 

Embedded TV Ads: Here Comes the Spin

July 25, 2008

 

Under Armour in Public Eye

July 24, 2008


Kmart Gets Kids to Create Ads

PROMO Magazine, July 24, 2008

 

Need a Slogan? Ask Your Harshest Critic

July 23, 2008


TiVo, Amazon Team Up

July 23, 2008


Teen pics kickstart Paramount plan

Variety, July 22, 2008

 

A Product's Place Is on the Set

New York Times, July 22, 2008

 

Research Firm Nielsen Tallying Product Placement Ads

Los Angeles Times, July 21, 2008

 

Ad Track: Retailers gear up for back-to-school spending

USA Today, July 21, 2008

 

Call for tighter restrictions on cigarette advertising

Sun Media, July 21, 2008

 

Mattel Sales Ride 'The Dark Knight' Headwinds

MediaPost, July 21, 2008

 

House Panelists Seek Opt-In Rule for Web Tracking

Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2008

 

'Wall-E' Gives Glimpse of Product Placement's Future

Advertising Age, July 17, 2008


Food Firms 'Target' Network Sites In Novels for Girls, Fashion Trumps Romance

Sky News, July 16, 2008


Turn off the TV for toddler's sake

ABC News, July 15, 2008


Sears 'Arrives' on the Social Networking Scene

PRNewswire - FirstCall, July 15, 2008

 

Television could be hazardous to babies' growth

Canwest News Service, July 15, 2008

 

Kids' foods are high on fun but low on nutrition, says U of C

Calgary Herald, July 15, 2008

 

'Sesame' Upgrading Its Address on the Web

New York Times, July 15, 2008

 

Doll play survives in high-tech world

Chicago Tribune Newspapers, July 14, 2008

 

Real healing in pretend world: The Boston Globe Reviews Susan Linn's Book

Boston Globe, July 14, 2008

 

Product Placements Acquire a Life of Their Own on Shows

New York Times, July 14, 2008

Children's films 'losing their innocence in a bid to please parents'

Telegraph (UK), July 13, 2008


Kmart Brings 'Dark Knight' to Stores

Promo Xtra, July 10, 2008

Geico Integrated Into Wii Games

Advertising Age, July 9, 2008

Atari Creator Says Games Fertile Ground for Marketers

Advertising Age, July 9, 2008

Whichever Screen, People Are Watching

New York Times, July 8, 2008

 

Sneakers rule at school - and everywhere else, too

Associated Press, July 8, 2008

 

MTV Pushes iTV Ads in Cadbury Campaign

Promo Xtra, July 8, 2008

 

BusRadio gains industry ratings, criticism for pushing ads on kids

Boston Herald, July 8, 2008

 

It's American Brandstand: Marketers Underwrite Performers

New York Times, July 7, 2008

 

Pink Label: Victoria's Sales Secret

Advertising Age, July 7, 2008

 

What teens want

Sydney Morning Herald, July 7, 2008

 

Kimberly-Clark Goes Back-to-School with Sweeps

Promo, July 7, 2008

CARU Sends Hulk to MPAA for Kids' Ad Call

Broadcasting & Cable, July 3, 2008

 

Virtual clotheshorses

Houston Chronicle, July 3, 2008

 

McDonald's Promotes Olympic Sponsorship with New Menu Items, Kids’ Program

Promo, July 3, 2008

 

In virtual worlds, child avatars need protecting -- from each other

Los Angeles Times, July 2, 2008


City set to ban fast food toys

Liverpool Echo, July 1, 2008

Burger King Readies Apple Fries Sampling, New Kids Meal Push

Promo, July 1, 2008

Studios Push Summer Movies with Pizza Promotions

Promo, July 1, 2008

Interview with Mattel's Licensing Head

Promo, July 1, 2008

June 2008

Ads Give Moviegoers Chance to Interact

Adweek, June 30, 2008


Perfect storm: Kids, phones, ads, free

Media Life, June 30, 2008

Grand theft summer vacation

Freep.com, June 29, 2008


To Build a Young-Adult Crowd, ABC Family Gets More Physical

New York Times, June 28, 2008

 

Drive to protect kids from sexy television music clips

Herald Sun (Aus.), June 27, 2008

 

Anheuser to Pull Caffeine Drinks

Washington Post, June 27, 2008

 

Product Placement On TV Targeted

Washington Post, June 27, 2008

 

CARU Refers More Movie Ads to MPAA

Broadcasting & Cable, June 27, 2008

 

Survey Reveals Moms Wary of Ads Aimed at Kids

Advertising Age, June 25, 2008
 

Is make-believe vital to kids? You better believe it: An interview with CCFC's Susan Linn

USA Today, June 25, 2008

 

Writers Guild Urges FCC to Disclose Product Integration

Advertising Age, June 25, 2008

In Overhaul, Disney.com Seeks a Path to More Fun

New York Times, June 25, 2008

Study Says Youth Are Swimming in Alcohol Ads

Advertising Age, June 24, 2008

 

Product Placements Get FCC Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2008
 

Sears Pushes Hip Image with MTV Partnership

Promo Xtra, June 23, 2008

Nestlé Joins Gaming World to Sell Water

Advertising Age, June 22, 2008

Industry Ears, Parents Television Council making it hard for media execs

Daily News, June 22, 2008

Stealth campaigns keep kids craving

New Zealand Herald, June 21, 200

French minister attacks TV for tots

Variety, June 20, 2008

 

FCC Is Urged To Clamp Down On Product Placement

Marketing Daily, June 20, 2008

Study: Teens dropping rags, radio for web, games, and TV

Ars Technica, June 20, 2008

Coalition Urges FCC to Adopt Product Placement Rules

Brandweek, June 20, 2008

 

Watch Dogs Warn FCC about Trojan Horse Ads

Broadcasting & Cable, June 19, 2008

 

Sneaker wars are shifting to the smaller sizes

Boston Globe, June 18, 2008

 

Crude? So What? These Characters Still Find Work in Ads

The New York Times, June 18, 2008

 

In the Licensing Biz, Nostalgia is the Future

Brandweek, June 18, 2008

 

Camp couture: Summit offers fashion camp for girls

Voice Tribune, June 18, 2008

 

Parents fret as even toddlers love 'High School'

Associated Press, June 17, 2008

Chloe, it's Jack. Who does our phones?'
The Guardian (UK), June 16, 2008

Advertisers Head Into Orbit With 'Space Chimps'

MediaPost, June 16, 2008

 

Screening the screens: How to deal with our children's technology overload

The Buffalo News, June 16, 2008

Physicians' Group Furious at Cigars in 'Hulk' Movie

New York Times, June 16, 2008

 

Army Imitates Apple To Draw New Recruits

Brandweek, June 13, 2008

 

Facebook Begins to Test Digital 'Gifts With Benefits'

Brandweek, June 13, 2008

 

Stilettos for babies

Toronto Star, June 13, 2008

 

Ruling class: Our richest tween celebs

Media Life, June 13, 2008

 

Heelarius high heels for babies go on sale

Telegraph (UK), June 12, 2008

 

Mall tours are going digital

Advertising Age, June 12, 2008

 

Up Next, a Show From Our Sponsor

New York Times, June 12, 2008

 

Kellogg Gives Some Of Its Cereals A Makeover

CNN Money, June 12, 2008

 

Childhood for sale on Alloy website

Upstate Today, June 12, 2008

 

Conquering kid culture online

IMedia, June 12, 2008

 

U.K. Shuts Out Product Placement

Variety, June 11, 2008

 

Disney licensed merch nears the US$30 billion mark

KidScreen Daily, June 11, 2008

 

Beloved Characters as Reimagined for the 21st Century

New York Times, June 11, 2008

 

Cookies' place is crumbling to fruit as top kids' snack

USA Today, June 11, 2008

 

Tell kids about how ads affect them - then take conversations further

Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2008

 

Spy Spoof Comes Armed With Array of Brands

Advertising Age, June 10, 2008

 

Schools Consider Deal With Coke

the Star Phoenix, June 10, 2008

 

City Explores Ad Revenue

The Gazette, June 10, 2008

 

7-Eleven, Kmart, Burger King, Push 'Hulk'

Promo, June 10, 2008

 

Virtual Greats creates Web celebs

Variety, June 9, 2008

 

Beyond The Bake Sale: School Fundraisers Raising Their Sights

Hartford Courant, June 9 , 2008

 

Kmart Boosts 'Incredible Hulk' With Burger King Tie-in

Marketing Daily, June 9, 2008

 

To Create Its Hits, a Company Takes Its Toys on Tour

New York times, June 9, 2008

 

Property Damage: Licensing Industry Feels the Gloom, Too

Brandweek, June 9, 2008

 

Media groups marketing to children online

UPI.com, June 8, 2008

 

PG-13 isn't for young children

Boston Globe, June 7, 2008

 

Multiplex Marketing

Conde Nast Portfolio, June 6, 2008

 

Play is Under Attack

National Post, June 5, 2008

 

Teen flicks targeted at children

Los Angeles Times, June 5, 2008

 

McDonald's Kicks Off Latest Round Of Kung Fu Marketing

MarketingDaily, June 5, 2008

 

Crayons to Push 'Pink Lemonade Brigade'

Promo, June 5, 2008

 

Six Flags Readies 'Fun Park' Video Game

Advertising Age, June 4, 2008

 

Sony's PS3 to Get In-Game Ads

Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2008

 

Call for tobacco-style controls on junk food (NZ)

Stuff.co.nz, June 4, 2008

 

Slim Jim Gets 'Spicy' with Interactive Campaign

Promo, June 4, 2008

 

Safeway and Looney Tunes Food

Forbes, June 4, 2008

 

Experts Revive Debate Over Cellphones and Cancer

New York Times, June 3, 2008

 

Nick Sets Slime Tour to Music, Puts Slime Online

Promo, June 3, 2008

 

The power of a make-believe world

Boston Globe, June 3, 2008

 

Ads rife at MTV Movie Awards

Toronto Star, June 2, 2008

 

Are ads on children's social networking sites harmless child's play or virtual insanity?

The Independent, June 2, 2008

 

May 2008

Buzz Lightyear Takes Off on NASA Educational Mission

Promo, May 30, 2008

 

Putting products before plot?

Marketplace, May 30, 2008

 

A Film With Underage Fans Faces Marketing Issues

Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2008

 

Disney Set to Blanket the Nation With 'Camp Rock' Promos

Advertising Age, May 29, 2008

 

Entering Virtual Worlds for Real-Life Pitches

New York Times, May 29, 2008

 

Childhood Obesity Levels Off, Pressure on Advertisers Remains

Media Daily News, May 29, 2008

 

Burger King slammed for Indiana Jones promotion

Metro UK, May 28, 2008

 

Japan urges limiting kids' cell phones

Associated Press, May 27, 2008

 

Korea: Junk Food Ads to Be Bumped From Prime-Time TV

Korean Times, May 27, 2008

 

Childhood Obesity May Be Leveling Off

HealthDay News, May 27, 2008

 

Got concerns over milk ads?

Erie Times News, May 27, 2008

 

AT&T a Text Winner in "Idol" Season Seven

Promo, May 27, 2008

 

Cheetos Ads That Promote 'Random Acts' Are Irresponsible

Advertising Age, May 26, 2008

 

A barrage of movie ads is headed your kids' way

Seattle PI, May 25, 2008

 

Mom, Can I Have My Virtual Allowance?

Advertising Age, May 23, 2008

 

Firms finding text messaging is gr8 way to reach teens

Los Angeles Times, May 23, 2008

 

American Idol's Ads Infinitum

Business Week, May 22, 2008

 

Paramount wants kids to dig 'Indiana Jones'

Los Angeles Times, May 22, 2008

 

Indiana Jones and the kingdom of fat kids

Salon, May 21, 2008

 

Coke, Pepsi Vow to Eliminate Worldwide Marketing to Kids Under 12

Promo, May 21, 2008

 

MPAA Asked to Look Into Iron Man Ads

Broadcasting & Cable, May 20, 2008

 

Child abuse expert says society becoming desensitized to sex

Associated Press, May 20, 2008

 

Little girls gone wild

Salon, May 20, 2008

 

The Hello Kitty phone is coming . . . your daughter will want one

The Times, May 20, 2008


Commerce in schools put under spotlight

Guardian.co.uk, May 19, 2008

 

Obesity concern over Indiana Jones film marketing

News-Medical.net, May 19, 2008

 

Should the Government Make Us Happy?

Miller-McCune, May 19 ,2008

 

WWE Throws Hat in Children's Ring

Adweek, May 19, 2008

 

Keep Targeting Kids and the Parents Will Start Targeting You

Advertising Age, May 19, 2008

 

Parents want junk food ads banned

The Australian, May 19, 2008

 

Children drawn to Wii, but effects questioned

The Union-Tribune, May 18, 2008

 

BabyTV and BabyFirstTV target the diaper set

International Herald Tribune, May 18, 2008

 

MPAA Says It Won't Block Marketers' Movie Promo Plans

Advertising Age, May 16, 2008

 

Burger King Backs Jonas Brothers Tour

Promo, May 16, 2008

 

Mountain Dew's 'Willy the Hillbilly' Goes Mobile

BrandweekMay 16, 2008

 

Disney set to launch mobile 'tween' social network

Globe and Mail, May 15, 2008

 

Burger King Promotes "Indy" Movie

Promo, May 15, 2008

 

Commercial side of school book fairs prompts concerns

Natick Bulletin, May 15, 2008

 

Kids should spend more time playing

The Wichita Eagle, May 15, 2008

 

M-Rated Games In the Wrong Hands

7News Boston, May 14, 2008

 

She's a B.M.O.C. Meet Alex.

Chicago Tribune, May 13, 2008

 

ABC Building Emerging Media Labs to Track Ad Viewership

Advertising Age, May 13, 2008

 

New Balance Takes a Walk on 'Sesame Street'

Brandweek, May 12, 2008

 

It's time Seminole's School Board pulled the plug on Bus Radio and its ads

Orlando Sentinel, May 11, 2008

 

Virtual worlds for pre-schoolers? They're here

C-Net, May 11, 2008

 

Energy drinks make caffeine the drug of choice among California youth

Sacramento Bee, May 11, 2008

 

New kids' TV stations spell war in the sandlot

Emirates Business, May 10, 2008

 

Blogging Against Barbie

New York Times, May 10 , 2008

 

Indiana Jones and the inescapable ads

Chicago Tribune, May 9, 2008

 

Show could be over for Bus Radio on Seminole County school buses

Orlando Sentinel, May 8 , 2008

 

Kids' websites 'exploiting' youngsters

vnunet.com, May 8, 2008

 

Study: Just 20 percent of under-17 kids can buy 'M'-rated games

C-Net, May 8, 2008

 

MTV Plans to Increase Its Blending of Ads and Shows

New York Times, May 8, 2008

 

When Web Time Is Playtime

New York Times, May 8, 2008

 

Bill targets teen gamers

Variety, May 7, 2008

 

Marketers find success catering to kids under 10

ThePacker.com, May 7, 2008

 

Energy drinks rattles school

The Oregonian, May 7, 2008

 

Dove's 'Real Beauty' Pics Could Be Big Phonies

Advertising Age, May 7, 2008

 

Kraft Singles Celebrates Mother's Day with Samples, Gift Coupons

Promo, May 7, 2008

 

Time Warner Cable Adds BabyFirstTV

Multichannel News, May 5, 2008

 

Latest Rage At The Upfronts: Ads That Don't Look Like Ads

Brandweek, May 5, 2008

 

'The Hills' Is Alive

AdWeek, May 5, 2008

 

Economy, Rivals No Match for BK's Marketing

Advertising Age, May 5, 2008

 

Interview with McD's CMO Mary Dillon

Brandweek, May 4, 2008

 

Brewers Target Latino Kids in Bid to Gain Market

Sacramento Bee, May 3, 2008

 

Commercials cause concern in the virtual Barbie world

Financial Times, May 2, 2008

 

Marvel expands franchises with four new series and CP programs

KidScreen, May 1, 2008

 

Midlife could be bumpy for Barbie

Houston Chronicle, May 1, 2008

 

Critics Come Out Swinging on 'Grand Theft Auto IV'

ABC News, May 1, 2008

April 2008

Toddlers coming of digital age

USA Today, April 30, 2008

 

Dr Pepper Along for Indiana Jones Treasure Hunt

Advertising Age, April 29, 2008

 

Summer movies drive toys full-speed to shelves

USA Today, April 29, 2008

 

Forget Miley Cyrus. Check out Disney's Chinese underwear ad

Slate.com, April 29, 2008

 

Brewers Urged to Stop Marketing Beer Shirts to Young Girls

Center for Science in the Public Interest, April 29, 2008

 

'Sleazy' ad irks Parents Television Council

OneNewsNow, April 29, 2008

 

Warner moves toon content online to KidsWB.com

KidScreen Daily, April 29, 2008

 

Mars Snackfoods Supports ‘Indy’ Film

Promo Magazine, April 29, 2008

 

Coalition Asks BK to Pull Toy Premiums

Promo Magazine, April 29, 2008

 

The Biz: Would You Believe? Subway, Sierra Mist, A-B To Get Smart

Brandweek, April 28, 2008

 

U.K. Cracks Down on Word-of-Mouth With Tough Restrictions

Advertising Age, April 28, 2008

 

A Zoo by Any Other Name?

Los Angeles Business Journal, April 28, 2008

 

Children's cereals less healthy

Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2008

 

Viacom Introduces Healthy Snack Ads

KidAdLaw, April 25, 2008

 

Group Proposes Industry Behavioral Standard

KidAdLaw, April 25, 2008

 

Group Asks Burger King To Pull 'Iron Man' Kids' Meal Toy

MediaPost, April 25, 2008

 

Attention-Deficit Advertising

BusinessWeek, April 24, 2008

 

Brands, Start Your Marketing Engines

Advertising Age, April 24, 2008

 

Burger King Brands Subscription Mobile Games

Promo Magazine, April 24, 2008

 

More talk needed on junk food ban: councillor

Durham Region, April 22, 2008

 

Marketers whip up a storm of Indiana Jones tie-ins
USA Today, April 21, 2008

 

Starcom's Ad Deal for Kellogg's Hinges on Engagement

Advertising Age, April 21, 2008

 

Green Cause For Effect

Multichannel News, April 20, 2008

 

Ad Groups Challenge FTC Guidelines

AdWeek, April 18, 2008

 

New code on ads a toothless tiger, say critics

Sydney Morning Herald, April 17, 2008

 

Ads 'make healthy diet difficult'

The Press Association, April 17, 2008

 

Movie Tie-Ins Coming Soon to Everywhere Near You

Advertising Age, April 17, 2008

 

Marketers Using Song Hooks to Snag Tweens

Advertising Age, April 17, 2008

 

Disney brands milk

KidScreen Daily, April 17, 2008

 

Pop culture pulls in major bucks

USA Today, April 17, 2008

 

Besieged industry tightens rules

Sydney Morning Herald, April 17, 2008

 

Report rips adult content in rap videos

Washington Times, April 16, 2008

 

Teach children to resist marketing void

Food Sleuth, April 16, 2008

 

Disney kids: The hot commodity

Observer, April 16, 2008

 

Junk food ads find web home

Sydney Morning Herald, April 16, 2008

 

French Bill Takes Chic Out of Being Too Thin

New York Times, April 16, 2008

 

Testing the Boundaries of Branded Entertainment

Advertising Age, April 14, 2008

 

Teens pressured to stay over-stimulated with caffeine

The Tennessean, April 14, 2008

 

Big retailers seek teens (and parents)

USA Today, April 14, 2008

 

For 'Gossip Girl,' Modesty Is So Last Season

Advertising Age, April 11, 2008

 

FTC Urged To Tighten Standards For Online Marketing To Minors

MediaPost, April 11, 2008

 

Skip In Time: New Research Service Targets Kids

Media Daily News, April 11, 2008

 

Is Earth Day the New Christmas?

Advertising Age, April 10, 2008

 

SpongeBob is the real threat to our kids online

The Guardian UK, April 10, 2008

 

Trading kids' health for school revenue

The Beaufort Gazette, April 10, 2008

 

CBS Forms Special Ad Division for Brand Integrations

Advertising Age, April 10, 2008

 

Meet the retail arbiters

Star-Tribune, April 8, 2008

 

Law Barring Kids From Violent Games Rejected

Kid Ad Law, April 8, 2008

 

Six Flags Announces Multi-Brand Partnership with Kraft Foods

Food Business Review, April 8, 2008

 

Overindulging our kids is a hazard, not a gift

The Daily News, April 8, 2008

 

Research: Teens Name Coke, McD's As Faves In New Study

Brandweek, April 7, 2008

 

Nickelodeon creating new virtual worlds for tweens

Denver Post, April 7, 2008

 

Study ties bedroom TV to unhealthy habits in teens

Reuters, April 7, 2008

 

"OurWorld:" A virtual world for teens

Seattle P-I, April 7, 2008

 

More children are watching junk-food adverts despite ban

The Independent, April 7, 2008


In-Game Ad Network Tapes Into Virtual Worlds

The ClickZ Network,, April 7, 2008

 

NDP to introduce bill banning food and drink ads aimed at kids

The Canadian Press, April 6, 2008

 

Junk food ads, sugary rewards lead to fatter kids

The Free Lance-Star, April 6, 2008


Too Much Flesh, Far Too Young

The Canberra Times, April 5, 2008

 

Personal care product marketers reach for a teeny edge

Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2008


Does TV help babies or hold them back?

Star-Telegram, April 2, 2008

Parental guidance suggested

Boston Globe, April 1, 2008

March 2008

Parents concerned about Miss Bimbo game

March 25, 2008

 

Pamela Paul's 'Parenting, Inc.' finds parents buying into consumer craze

March 25, 2008

 

FCC Officials Provide Advertisers With Self-Regulatory Road Map

Kid Ad Law, March 25, 2008

 

Kids enter WWE ring

Variety, March 23, 2008

 

Schools raise extra funds through business sponsors

South Carolina Bureau, March 23, 2008

 

School board may ban energy drinks

Miami Herald, March 23, 2008

 

Got Milk? Taps MySpace with New Campaign

Promo, March 19, 2008

 

Apple teams with 'American Idol'

Variety, March 18, 2008

 

Online Games by the Hundreds, With Tie-Ins (New York Times, 3/18/08)

 

Another Thing The Doctor Ordered

Business Week, March 17, 2008

 

Pepsi to Launch Internet Series

The Hollywood Reporter, March 17, 2008

 

Kid-Targeted Ad Deal Counts on "Nag Factor"

Next Generation, March 17, 2008

 

New proposal for global, legal junk food ad ban \

Food Navigator, March 17, 2008

 

Menino: Ban violent vid games for kids

Boston Herald, March 17, 2008

 

Smallville Product Placement Hits New Low

About.com, March 16, 2008

 

Don’t forget importance of play

Associate Press, March 16, 2008

 

Are books for kids where little ideas - or big brands - grow?

The Age, March 16, 2008

 

Playing dice with your kids: What would Mrs. Einstein have done?

The Ottawa, March 16, 2008

 

MTV, Doritos Partner for Reality Series

Promo, March 14, 2008

 

Product Placement in Songs More Intentional Than We Know

Exclaim News, March 13, 2008

 

US retailer faces row over donation deal

The Guardian, March 12, 2008

 

When a Corporate Donation Raises Protests

New York Times, March 12, 2008

 

Cut Abercrombie name from ER, advocates say

Associate Press, March 11, 2008

 

Executive Suite: Tony Hawk leaps to top of financial empire

USA Today, March 10, 2008

 

Kids Upfront Going Steady

Broadcasting and Cable, March 10, 2008

 

Abercrombie Underwear Shop Plays Up Goods, but Not Its Own

Advertising Age, March 10, 2008

 

Concern in Europe on Cellphone Ads for Children

New York Times, March 8, 2008

 

Is TV to blame for fat epidemic?

Toronto Star, March 8, 2008

 

High Schools Add Classes Scripted By Corporations

The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2008

 

Firm alters claim that its DVDs educate infants

Seattle PI, March 4, 2008

 

A One-Eyed Invader in the Bedroom

New York Times, March 4, 2008

 

Hollywood Will Help to Police PG-13 TV Ads

Broadcasting & Cable, March 4, 2008

 

TV ads and obese kids

The Star, March 4, 2008

 

TV and Computer Limits Make Kids Slimmer

Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2008

 

Don't hold children hostage to ads

Island Packet, March 2, 2008

 

Let's Rewrite the Rules for Kids' Media

Business Week, March 2, 2008

 

Infant DVDs won't mould a baby Einstein

CanWest News Service, March 1, 2008

February 2008

Do you know where your children are? Probably playing in a virtual world

The Canadian Press, February 29, 2008

 

A-B, Miller May Face Lawsuits for Alcoholic Energy Drinks

Advertising Age, February 28, 2008

 

Commercialism is harming children's lives

The Children's Society, February 27, 2008

 

Movie Smoking More Common Than Real Life

WXII12, February 27, 2008

 

Children 'damaged' by materialism

BBC News, February 26, 2008

 

How To Avoid Raising Materialistic Children

WCCO, February 25, 2008

 

Nickelodeon Sees Digital Dollars Surge on 'Multi-Splatform' Approach

Advertising Age, February 25, 2008

 

Burger King Agrees To Kids' Marketing Rules In Europe

Marketing Daily, February 25, 2008

 

Liverpool set to ban McDonald's Happy Meals in a bid to cut childhood obesity

Daily Mail UK, February 24, 2008

 

T.O. health officer: Ban sugary ads that target kids under 13

Toronto Sun, February 23, 2008

 

School bus ads generate cash, criticism

North Jersey Record, February 22, 2008

 

A third of Year 6 children are overweight

Times Online, February 22, 2008

 

Disney Brand Taps Moms' Marketing Magic

MediaPost, February 22, 2008

 

How Not to Make a Baby Einstein

Scienceline, February 21, 2008

 

Fast Food Ads Fueling Obesity Among Hispanic Kids

US News & World Reports, February 21, 2008

 

FTC Focuses on Mobile Marketing

Kid Ad Law, February 21, 2008

 

Ads Mesmerize Mall Shoppers - And Me

Marketing Daily, February 20, 2008

 

Toy Maker Hasbro Locks Up More Hollywood Deals

Advertising Age, February 20, 2008

 

Attorneys General Request Miller, A-B Documents

Advertising Age, February 20, 2008

 

In Books for Young, Two Views on Product Placement

New York Times, February 19, 2008

 

New York wants the movie industry to butt out of kids' lives

Canadian Press, February 19, 2008

 

MGA Entertainment to Roll Out America's Next Top Model Dolls

Worldscreen, February 19, 2008

 

A Virtual Popularity Contest

Washington Post, February 19, 2008

 

Dress-Up for Dollars

New York Times, February 17, 2008

 

Marketing: No more child's play

Financial Post, February 16, 2008

Advertisers relentlessly target school kids

Grand Rapids Press, February 16, 2008

Obama to Hollywood: I Love You, Now Change

Entertainment Weekly, February 15, 2008

Playboy is being marketed to pre-teens like Barbie or Bratz

TES, February 15, 2008

 

Disney goes ad-funded with new mobile portal

Pocket Gamer, February 14, 2008

 

Branded Entertainment Will Continue to Grow

Advertising Age, February 14, 2008

 

Dade Schools Eye Advertising Revenue

Miami Herald, February 13, 2008

 

Schools shouldn't sell kids' attention to highest bidders

The State, February 13, 2008

 

Critics claim radio program on school buses is dangerous for kids

Catholic News Agency, February 13, 2008

 

Children's playtime now fun time for big-time advertisers

The Province, February 11, 2008

 

Keep an eye on kids' toys

Chicago Tribune, February 11, 2008

 

Will Disney Keep Us Amused?

New York Times, February 10, 2008

 

How Hasbro's Transformers Transformed the Toy Biz

Brandweek, February 10, 2008

 

Former FCC Chairs Help Form Digital Kids Task Force

Kid Ad Law, February 8, 2008

 

Why Tony still has a grip on kids' diets

Ottawa Citizen, February 8, 2008

 

Generation MySpace Is Getting Fed Up
Business Week, February 7, 2008

 

Study: Sadness can make you spend more

AP, February 7, 2008

 

'CosmoGirl's' Pot Calls the Kettle Black

News Busters, February 7, 2008

 

The Game's the Thing at MTV Networks

Business Week, February 7, 2008

 

Video Games Normalize Killing, Doctors Say

KETV, February 7, 2008

 

Time to stop undermining children with ads

Pioneer Press, February 7, 2008

 

Which? quits 'marketing in schools' Government advisory team \

Marketing Week, February 6, 2008

 

Bill Introduced to Ban School Bus Ads

News Channel 7, February 5, 2008

 

Cleaning Up The Media Clutter In Your Kid's Room

Townhall.com, February 5, 2008

 

How To Build A Disney Franchise

Forbes, February 5, 2008

 

Bus ads create a storm

The Greenville News, February 5, 2008

 

Under-fire video games industry to sponsor politicians

Guardian Unlimited, February 4, 2008

 

School Buses Latest Victim of Ad Creep

Brandweek, February 4, 2008

 

MySpace not their space

Houston Chronicle, February 4, 2008

 

Restaurant Fundraiser A McShock For Official

Washington Post, February 3, 2008

 

BusRadio suspended in one school district, starts in another

9 News Colorado, February 1, 2008

 

January 2008

FCC to Consider Rewriting Product-Placement Disclosure Rules

Advertising Age, January 31, 2008

 

Parents, teachers shocked at Scholastic 'R-rated' Valentine's cards

Globe and Mail, January 31, 2008

 

Ads on school buses in works

The State, January 30, 2008

 

The Clock's Running Out on Super Bowl Beer Ads

Marin Institute, January 30, 2008
 

No School Bus Ads

Myrtle Beach Online, January 28, 2008

 

Nickelodeon sells families on cruises with SpongeBob

USA Today, January 28, 2008

 

Mountain Dew Makes MMO More Than Just a Game

Advertising Age, January 28, 2008

 

McDonald's Pulls Ads From Suggestive Online Content

MediaPost, January 28, 2008

 

Marketing May Influence How Often Parents Feed Children Fast Food

News Wise, January 24, 2008

EA to offer ad-funded video game on Internet

Bloomberg News, January 22, 2008

 

Call for ban on junk food ads in games

The Scotsman, January 22, 2008

 

Multiple platforms are 'holy grail' of gaming

The National Post, January 21, 2008

 

McDonald's was right to pull plug on Happy Meals promotion

Orlando Sentinel, January 21, 2008

 

McDonald's Ending Promotion on Jackets of Children's Report Cards

New York Times, January 18, 2008

 

Parents Group Slams Producers for Marketing PG-13 Films to Kids

Brandweek, January 17, 2008

 

"George of the Jungle" returns

New York Times, January 16, 2008

 

MySpace's Missed Opportunity

Huffington Post, January 15, 2008

 

Generation Diva: Pampering could give little girls the wrong attitude

Arizona Republic, January 15, 2008

 

Video game industry seeks political clout

New York Times, January 15, 2008

 

The New Focus Groups: Online Networks

Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2008

 

South Carolina School Buses May Get Ads

WSOC, January 10, 2008

 

Would Hannah Montana wear it?

Boston Globe, January 10, 2008

 

FTC: Review Movie Marketing to Kids

Associated Press, January 9, 2008

 

'12' To Be the Magic Age for EU Food Ads

Kid Ad Law, January 8, 2008

 

Army marketing "misleads recruits"

UTalk Marketing, January 8, 2008

 

Pepsi tackles childhood obesity with videogames in Mexico

The Guardian Unlimited, January 2, 2008

 

Schools should ditch partnerships with McDonald's

Tucson Citizen, January 2, 2008


Junk food firms use web to lure children

UK Telegraph, January 1, 2008

 

Junk food advertising ban 'not enough' to help kids

Western Mail, January 1, 2008

 

     

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