WAMC New York News
2:11 pm
Thu March 10, 2005

Legislation for Generation M

Kingston, NY – Four U.S. Senators, including one from New York, are behind legislation aimed at authorizing research into the impact of media on children's behavior and development. The measure comes as a study out this week finds that some kids are spending the equivalent of a full-time work week, plus overtime, ingesting media content. And this amount of time, the study says, is largely unsupervised. WAMC's Allison Dunne has more.