violence



The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the USA has concluded that Hollywood isn’t doing enough to protect children from viewing violent programming on cable and satellite TV, and that Congress should authorise government action. Unsurprisingly, the TV networks aren’t keen to bend to this kind of pressure. There’s plenty of […]

Violence on TV: Legislation or parental responsibility?


It sounds obvious, but children need good parents. Mary Crowley, of Parenting UK, says that children are growing up in a “terrifying” world of pressures and dangers, and that good parenting advice is essential in a society where, generally, the extended family is fractured or in decline. Her organisation has […]

Children growing up in “terrifying” world. Parents need support.