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  • The Boston Globe quoted Lion & Lamb Executive Director Daphne White in an in-depth story on "ratings creep." You can also learn how to spot red flags in movie descriptions and previews to find out if a PG-13 movie should have been rated R; and don't miss an Op-Ed written by Nancy Carlsson-Paige explaining why The Bourne Identity (starring her son, Matt Damon) should be rated R instead of PG-13.

  • A news release from the University of Iowa states that television viewers are far less likely to remember ads that run during TV shows featuring sex and violence.

  • CNN reports on a new study that says adolescents who watch more than three hours of TV daily are more likely to engage in aggressive behavior as adults.

  • A case report of a 5-year-old child who severely injured his 22-month-old cousin while imitating a violent wrestling move suggests that children may indeed be affected by the violence they see on television.

  • An article on the FTC report in the Los Angeles Times notes that "media companies continued to advertise adult-oriented fare in music and magazines and on television programs popular with children."

  • TV Addiction, Scientific American's February 2002 cover story, discusses how closely compulsive TV viewing and video game playing resembles other forms of addiction.

  • How does violence in the news effect children, especially since Sept. 11?  To help parents find answers, Lion & Lamb executive director Daphne White participated in a roundtable discussion convened by Child magazine.  The story also appears in the December/January 2002 issue of Child.


  • Marketing violence to children, an article by Lion & Lamb's Executive Director Daphne White, appeared in the Outlook section of the Washington Post in August 2000.  It details the ways in which adult video games are marketed to young children.

  • Six national public health organizations issued a joint statement on July 26, 2000 confirming that violent video games, movies and music lead to increased aggressive behavior, particularly in children. Lion & Lamb Executive Director Daphne White comments on CNN.COM and

  • An article about the marketing of violent movies to children, written by Lion & Lamb's executive director, appeared in The Washington Post in January 2000 under the headline "PG-13 Movies in the Late-Bond Era: The Violence Is Far Beyond What It Used to Be."

  • Many G-rated movies also contain a surprising amount of violence, according to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association reports David Germain in Deceptively Innocent in a May 2000 article on


  • For a first-hand look at the struggle between artistry and social responsibility, read Confessions of a Violent Movie Writer by William Mastrosimone. 

  • For views on why the issue of media violence is both a liberal and conservative cause, see Michael Massing's Movie Violence, Still Playing in The Washington Post, July 1999.

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