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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Children and electronic media

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Research reports & papers
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The Future of Children, vol. 18, no. 1, Spring 2008
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2008
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Media technology is an integral part of children’s lives in the twenty-first century. The world of electronic media, however, is changing dramatically. Television, until recently the dominant media source, has been joined by cell phones, iPods, video games, instant messaging, social networks on the Internet, and e-mail.This volume examines the best available evidence on whether and how exposure to different media forms is linked to child well-being.