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Modern Parents Not Concerned About Their Child's TV Time
2013-06-05 15:16:46

Researchers have found that the majority of American parents today are unconcerned about their child's media use and many have adopted different parenting styles related to media.

2011-06-08 14:20:19

Minority youth aged 8 to 18 consume an average of 13 hours of media content a day -- about 4-1/2 hours more than their white counterparts.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]