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TV Rating System Offers Little Help To Parents In Monitoring Violence And Alcohol, Study Indicates

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March 10, 1998
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The age-based TV program rating system unveiled last fall as a guide to prime time TV offers little help to parents who want to protect their children from television violence or alcohol-saturated programming, according to a recently completed study of the fall 1997 TV season by George Gerbner, Bell Atlantic Professor of Telecommunications at Temple University.

The age-based TV program rating system unveiled last fall as a guide to prime time TV offers little help to parents who want to protect their children from television violence or alcohol-saturated programming, according to a recently completed study of the fall 1997 TV season by George Gerbner, Bell Atlantic Professor of Telecommunications at Temple University.


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