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Common Sense Media: PS3 and Nintendo Wii

December 1st, 2007 |
Common Sense Media: PS3 and Nintendo Wii

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer gives parents the scoop on two items sure to top kids’ holiday wish lists this season: Sony’s PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Nintendo’s Wii.

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Smoking in the Movies and the Impact on Teens

November 16th, 2007 |
Smoking in the Movies and the Impact on Teens

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer talks about a new study that finds smoking cigarettes on the big screen can lead teens to light up.

Statistics cited in the podcast from CBS 5 San Francisco:

2,000 teens start smoking every day in ...
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What Parents Need to Know About “Bully”, the New Video Game from Rockstar

October 26th, 2007 |
What Parents Need to Know About “Bully”, the New Video Game from Rockstar

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer discusses “Bully”, the newest release from the company that produced Grand Theft Auto. “Bully” for the Sony Playstation (PS2) was controversial months before it hit shelves. Now that it’s here, what do parents need ...
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A YouTube Primer for Parents

October 18th, 2006 |
A YouTube Primer for Parents

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer gives parents the information they need to know about YouTube, the popular video sharing website that was bought by Google this week.

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What is the Image Skinny Models Are Sending to Kids?

September 24th, 2006 |
What is the Image Skinny Models Are Sending to Kids?

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer discusses a fashion show which has banned girls who are too thin and the image that sickly looking models sends to children.

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New Survivor Season Raises Issues for Parents

September 17th, 2006 |
New Survivor Season Raises Issues for Parents

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer discusses how parents can talk to their kids about the issues raised by the new season of Survivor, in which four “tribes” are divided along racial lines.

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Talking to Kids About Steve Irwin

September 11th, 2006 |
Talking to Kids About Steve Irwin

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer offers advice on how to talk to kids about the death of Steve Irwin, television’s beloved “Crocodile Hunter”.

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Managing Your Children’s Media Use and Homework

September 1st, 2006 |

With school back in session, many parents will find that they have a difficult time pulling their kids away from the computer or television to focus on school work. Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer offers advice about how ...
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Do sexy lyrics influence teens’ behavior?

Common Sense Media CEO and founder Jim Steyer discusses the results of a major new study that finds the music teens listen to can influence the decisions they make about sexual behavior.

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Talking with the San Francisco Giants about Kids’ Media Use

Talking with the San Francisco Giants about Kids’ Media Use

Common Sense Media CEO Jim Steyer and his daughter Carly take a trip to AT&T Park to talk to the San Francisco Giants about how they manage their kids’ media use. Jason Schmidt, Steve Finley and Ray Durham talk about ...
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Managing Preschoolers’ Use of New Media

Managing Preschoolers’ Use of New Media

Use of new media like streaming web videos and cellphone “vodcasts” is growing rapidly — and not just among adults. Common Sense Media Founder and CEO Jim Steyer discusses how preschoolers are using new media and how parents can manage ...
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Keeping Kids Safe from Online Predators

Keeping Kids Safe from Online Predators

Jim Steyer, Founder/CEO of Common Sense Media, talks to California police officer Steve DeWarns about the danger kids and teens face online from predators. DeWarns, a nationally recognized expert on Internet safety, has run sting operations to catch online predators ...
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Summer Movie Roundup

Summer Movie Roundup

Jim Steyer, Founder/CEO of Common Sense Media, reviews this summer’s blockbusters from a family-friendly perspective.

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Father’s Day Films Families Can Enjoy

Jim Steyer, Founder/CEO of Common Sense Media, gives his top picks for movies to watch as a family this Father’s Day.

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New National Poll Finds the Internet is Parents’ #1 Media Concern

New National Poll Finds the Internet is Parents’ #1 Media Concern

Jim Steyer, Founder/CEO of Common Sense Media, discuss the results of a new national poll of parents. The poll found that parents have a love/hate relationship with the Internet, and see both major benefits and risks for their kids online.

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Media InfoTalk: Future of Media with Jim Steyer & Common Sense Media

February 3rd, 2006 |

I sat down with Jim Steyer of Common Sense Media. We talk about the media influence on young kids and how parents can participate. In this age parents need to be informed to make media an advantage for ...
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