Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.
Guest Host: Lynn Neary
The Federal Trade Commission released a report this week concluding that the entertainment industry deliberately targets children in marketing movies, video games and music with violent content. A panel talks about the details of the FTC’s report and what the agency says the industry should do to mend its ways.
- Kurt Anderson co-chair of the media and entertainment website Inside.com
- Jodie Bernstein director of Consumer Protection for the Federal Trade Commission
- Jack Valenti Jack Valenti has written and delivered countless speeches, and has honed his public speaking skills in the political and Hollywood arenas, first as a top aide to President Lyndon Johnson, and now as president of the Motion Picture Association of America.
Most Recent Shows
An update on day two of the Democratic convention: Bill Clinton takes the stage and ongoing efforts by party leaders to build unity.
Historian Matthew Dallek looks at the history behind the Office of Civilian Defense, the country's first agency for homeland security, and the competing visions of those tasked with spearheading the department: New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Opening night at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. How speakers including Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama seek to bridge party divides and build the case for presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.