Latest Motion picture rating system Stories

2011-06-20 23:51:00

Although parents appreciate having media ratings systems to help protect their kids from questionable content in movies, video games and television, the current age-based system doesn't meet their needs.

2011-03-03 00:00:27

GoGoStat Parental Guidance Helps Alert Parents to Teen Slang and Popular Texting Shorthand to Enhance Online Safety Redmond, WA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 According to a recent study from TRUSTe, 80% of teens use privacy settings on Facebook to hide content from friends or parents.

2010-12-28 00:00:37

The Covenant Eyes rating system, released in December, makes it easy for parents to know the age-appropriateness of websites. With a new website being launched every 2 seconds, parents need a tool that helps them keep up with ever-changing threats on the Internet.

2010-07-01 12:10:00

Major studios and big theater chains should rectify the ratings system now WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three years after the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) announced they would include smoking when assigning ratings to films, a new report shows that more than half of widely released films showing tobacco were youth rated (that is, carrying a rating of G, PG or PG-13).

2010-04-29 09:23:32

Tobacco imagery is still relatively common in films rated suitable for kids and young teens, despite significant declines in the cinematic depiction of smoking over the past 20 years, indicates research published in Thorax today.

2010-03-11 20:10:00

R-rated movies portray violence and other behaviors deemed inappropriate for children under 17 year of age.

2010-02-23 08:13:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With 25 million American households watching online TV shows or movies, objectionable content that parents block on the family TV or avoid in the local movie theater is just a click away on the family computer.

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