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November 2010


- Let’s Keep the Pressure on Scholastic

- CCFC Urges FCC to Pull the Plug on Sneaky Skechers Toon

- Great Resources for the Holidays

- No Junk Food with a Side of Junk Toys in San Francisco

- Fast Food Restaurants Ramp Up Kid-Targeted Marketing

- Recommended Viewing: Susan Linn Gets Fearless

- Call for Proposals: ACME’s National Conference

September 2010


- CCFC to FCC: New Nick Toon Is Nothing But an Ad

- Tune In: Susan Linn on Fearless Q&A

- Action Alert: Tell Food Lion to Pull the Plug on Grocery Shelf TVs

- Currently in the CCFC Blog

- Massachusetts Action Alert: Let's Keep the Boston Common Commercial-Free!

- Recommended Reading: "On the Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking"

July 2010


- Worried About Young Children's Screen Time?  Here's What You Can Do

- Currently In the CCFC Blog

-No More Delays!  Tell Federal Agencies to Release Food Marketing Standards

- Now Showing on YouTube:  Lenore Skenazy's CCFC 2010 Summit Keynote

- Meet Kevin Hepner:  CCFC's Newest Steering Committee Member

- Broad Coalition of Advocates Asks FTC to Update Children's Online Privacy Protection Act


June 2010


- CCFC's Fiscal-Year-End Campaign: Help Put Us Over the Top

- It's Here! The Brand New CCFC Blog

-Addicting Games Update: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

- CCFC's Enloa G. Aird Launches Mothers for a Human Future

- CSPI Threatens to Sue McDonald's Over Happy Meals

- Licensed Characters on Food Packaging Affect Kids' Taste Preferences, Snack Selections

- The Centre for Child Honouring Launches Children & Nonviolence Initiative

- CCFC Appreciation:  Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.


May 2010


- Stop the Marketing of PG-13 Movies to Young Children

- Nickelodeon Still Doesn't Get It

- The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity Takes a Strong Stand on Screen Time

- Upcoming Event: Media Madness: The Impact of Sex, Violence and Commercial Culture

- Consuming Everything: CCFC and the Oil Spill by Susan Linn, Ed.D.


April 2010


- The Reviews are in: CCFC's 7th Summit a Smash Hit!

- Have You Voted Yet? TOADY Polls Close May 10

- Santa Clara County Passes Landmark Happy Meal Toy Ban

- New Witness for Childhood Website Continues CCFC Summit Conversation

- Legislation Policy Brief: Advertising in Schools

-Television Food Marketing to Children Revisited

- Quick Hits


March 2010


- CCFC and Disney: Thank You So Much for the Support

- Children, Commercialism, and Environmental Sustainability

- CCFC Asks FCC to Help Parents Protect Children

- Let’s Move – Will it Move the Food Industry?

- New Research: Food Industry Self-Regulations Are Not Working

-Truth and Consequences by Susan Linn, Ed.D.


December 2009


- Lets Keep the Pressure on Nick: No Violent, Sexualized Videogames for Young Children

- AAFP Pushes Ahead with Coke Sponsorship

- New Report Demonstrates Food Industry Self-Regulation Has Failed; Junk Food Still Extensively Marketed to Children

- Send in your nominations for CCFC's 2nd Annual TOADY Awards

- Recommended Reading on the Web

- Support CCFC's Year-End Campaign


November 2009


- CCFC's Consuming Kids Summit: New Presenters Added; CEUs Available

- Great Resources for the Holidays

- Looking for Parents/Students/Teachers to Help Stop Channel One

- Three New Studies Raise Concerns About Screen Time and Young Children

- Things We Wish We Didn't Know

- A Sad Day for Families: NIMF to Close after 14 Incredible Years

- Is There a Future for Ad-Free Children's Media?


October 2009


-FTC Agrees to CCFC Request for PG-13 Movie Marketing Investigation

-Have You Registered Yet? CCFC's Super Early Bird Flies Away November 1

-Kids Spend More Than One Full Day Per Week Watching TV

-New Study Finds Least Healthy Cereals Most Heavily Marketed to Children

-Things We Wish We Didn't Know

-Actions Speak Loudest: Keeping Our Promise for a Better World

-More on Baby Einstein...and Why it Matters


September 2009


-The Song is Over for BusRadio

-CCFC Honored by Psychologists for Social Responsibility

-Have You Seen Consuming Kids?

-Coalition Demands FCC Action on Product Placement

-Smart Choices? An Interview with CSPI's Michael Jacobson

-Parental Control Company Sells Data on What Kids Say


July 2009


-CCFC's End-of-the-Fiscal-Year Fundraiser - Thank You!

-Get Involved! Stop PG-13 Blockbusters from Targeting Preschoolers

-Commercial Radio on School Busses is Not in the Public Interest

-FCC Inquiry into Children's TV

-Recommended Listening: The Healthy Media Choices Hour

-Recommended Reading: Ad Nauseam

-CCFC on Twitter


June 2009


-Transformers Marketing Still Not Transformed: CCFC Urges FTC to Act

-Commercial-Free Play: Retro or Revolutionary

-Commercial Radio on School Busses is Not in the Public Interest

-CCFC's Father's Day Appeal to President Obama Delivered to the White House

-Only Hours Left!


May 2009


-Urge President Obama to Help Families Protect Children from Commercialism

-Teachers to Scholastic: Don't Use Us to Market Toys, Make-up and Brands toChildren in School

-Consuming Kids Opens to Rave Reviews

-Recommended Reading

-Upcoming Events

-Crisis in the Kindergarten: A New Report on the Disappearance of Play

-CCFC's End-of-the-Fiscal-Year Campaign

April 2009


-Consuming Kids Sweeps the Nation

-CCFC Blasts New Hasbro/Discovery Channel Children's Network

-SpongeBob SquareButts: An Update

-Marin Institute Publishes New Guide for Regulating Alcohol Advertising

-Obligation, Inc. Catches Channel One Promoting Drinking Quiz Website

-Book Review: Free Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry by Lenore Skenazy

-CCFC Member Spotlight: Ashley Streetman

March 2009


-CCFC Urges PBS Sprout to Put The Good Night Show to Bed

-FCC to Conduct BusRadio Study Requested by CCFC

-Teachers Tell Scholastic to Shape Up!

-Hardy Girls, Healthy Woman Says No Makeover for Dora

-Celebrate Turnoff Week: April 20-26

-Editorial: Dora the Ex-Explorer by Susan Linn

February 2009


-Update: Putting the Book Back in Book Club

-Shape Up Scholastic: A New Group on Facebook

-Save the Date: CCFC's Next Consuming Kids Summit April 8-10, 2010

-CCFC 2008 Summit Presentations Now on YouTube

-News Roundup

-Book Review: The Sexualization of Childhood, edited by Sharna Olfman

January 2009


-Have You Voted Yet? TOADY Polls Close Feb 8

-Food Company found Guilty of Violating Kid Ad Ban

-New Review Finds No Benefit, Possible Harm from Baby Videos

-Quick Reads on the Web

-Book Review: Living Without the Screen by Maria Krcmar

-EDITORIAL: Protecting the First Daughters (and Other Kids, Too) by Susan Linn






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