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2010

 

CCFC to Scholastic: Stop the In-School SunnyD Sugar Spree

November 8, 2010

 

Parent Urge Supermarket to Shelve On-Shelf TV Ads, Petition Food Lion to Pull the Plug on Planned 3GTv Test Run

October 13, 2010

 

Advocates Ask FCC to Stop Skechers Program-Length Commercial for Kids; Nicktoons' Zevo-3 Will Violate Children's Television Act's Ad Limits

September 14, 2010

CCFC Urges Supermarkets to Shelve Grocery Shelf TV Ads

August 10, 2010

Parents Demand End to Violent Happy Meal Toy Promotion; Action Figure Tells Kids, "It's Clobberin' Time!"

August 4, 2010

 

Parents to Nickelodeon, Disney and Cartoon Network: Pull the Plug on PG-13 Ads

May 26, 2010

 

Nickelodeon's AddictingGames.com Is Worst Toy of the Year; Promoting "Naughty Games" to Preschoolers Earns Gaming Site the TOADY Award

May 12, 2010

 

CCFC Honors Annie Leonard with Fred Rogers Integrity Award

April 2, 2010

 

CCFC to Disney: We Will Not Be Silenced; Advocacy group vows to continue its important work on behalf of children

March 10, 2010

 

2009

 

CCFC to Nickelodeon: "Naughty" and Violent Games Are Not for Children;

Links to AddictingGames.com featured on Neopets, Nick Jr.  and other websites for kids.

December 16, 2009

 

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

December 14, 2009

 

Health Education Does Not Go Better with Coke: Advocates Urge AAFP to End Coca-Cola Partnership

December 10, 2009

 

CCFC's Statement on the FTC's Media Violence Report; FTC Confirms Violent PG-13 Movies Intentionally Marketed to Young Children

December 3, 2009

 

CCFC Urges Baby Einstein to Come Clean with Parents; Advocates Document Years of Educational Claims

October 28, 2009

 

CCFC Victory: Disney Offers Parents Refunds on Baby Einstein Videos

October 23, 2009

 

The Song is Over for BusRadio

September 28, 2009

 

CCFC Statement on the FCC's BusRadio Report

September 8, 2009

 

Parents to FTC: Don't Surrender Our Children to G.I. Joe

August 5, 2009

 

Statement of CCFC Director Susan Linn on FCC’s Proposed Inquiry into Children’s Television Rules

July 23, 2009

 

Transformers Marketing Still Not Transformed: CCFC Urgest FTC to Take Action

June 25, 2009

 

Parents Send Father's Day Appeal to President Obama: Protect Children from Corporate Marketers

June 18, 2009

 

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

May 19, 2009

 

Parents to President Obama: Unfettered Commercialism is Harming Our Children

May 12, 2009

 

CCFC Blasts New Hasbro/Discovery Channel Children's Network

April 30, 2009

 

CCFC to Nickelodeon: Did you approve the SpongeBob SquareButt Burger King commercial?

April 9, 2009

 

CCFC to Nick and Burger King: SpongeBob and Sexualization Don't Mix

April 7, 2009

 

Advocates ask PBS Sprout to Put The Good Night Show to Bed

March 11, 2009

 

Mattel’s Barbie Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Wins Worst Toy of the Year

February 12, 2009

 

CCFC to Scholstic: Put the Book Back in "Book Club"

February 9, 2009

 

 

2008

 

Montgomery County Pulls the Plug on Bus Radio

December 11, 2008

 

CCFC’s Guide to Commercial-Free Holidays: Reclaim the Holidays from Corporate Marketers

December 2, 2008

CCFC to Toy Marketers: Leave Kids Alone during Economic Crisis
October 27, 2008

 

CCFC Expels the Bratz from School

September 17,2008

 

CCFC Praises Landmark South Carolina School Bus Ad Ban

September 11, 2008

 

CCFC to BusRadio:  Stop Promoting 90210 to Six-Year-Olds

September 2, 2008

 

CCFC Praises France Baby TV Ban; Urges FTC Action in the US

August 21, 2008

 

Advocates to Channel One:  Stop Marketing Prescription Drugs to Children

July 30, 2008

 

Statement of CCFC's Susan Linn on the FTC Report:  Marketing Food to Children and Adolescents: A Review of Industry Expenditures, Activities, and Self-Regulation

July 29, 2008

 

CCFC Urges Adoption of Republican Platform Plank on Marketing to Children
July 23, 2008

 

CCFC to FTC:  Whatever Happened to BabyFirstTV?

July 14, 2008

 

CCFC Responds to FCC Procedure on Product Integration

June 27, 2008

 

Coalition Demands FCC Action on Product Placement and Product Integration

June 19, 2008

 

CCFC Urges Adoption of Democratic Platform Plank on Marketing to Children

June 11, 2008

 

CCFC to MPAA:  Stop the Marketing of Violent PG-13 Films to Young Children; Ads for Summer Blockbusters and Related Merchandise Flood Kids TV

May 14, 2008

 

Burger King "Has It Their Way" with PG-13 Iron Man Cross-Promotions for Children as Young as Three April 23, 2008

 

The Case for Make Believe: A New Book by CCFC's Susan Linn

April 22, 2008

 

Morgan Spurlock to Receive Fred Rogers Integrity Award; CCFC Honors Strong Stance against Marketing to Children

March 31, 2008

 

Advocates for Children Decry Abercrombie & Fitch Naming Rights at Children's Hospital

March 11, 2008

 

Ronald McDonald Report Card Ads Expelled from Seminole County

January 17, 2008

 

Coalition to MPAA:  Stop Marketing PG-13 Films to Young Children

January 17, 2008

 

 

     

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