Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

We Support the Freedom to Read

September 29, 2023

During Banned Books Week, Common Sense stands for empowering kids to choose what to read.

What Teens Want Adults to Know About Their Relationships with Smartphones

September 26, 2023

Young people find phones hard to resist, and the industry could do more to help them manage their responsibilities.

Protecting Kids' Digital Privacy Is Now Easier Than Ever

September 20, 2023

Families and educators can now find our industry-leading privacy ratings for apps and platforms all in one place.

Latino Heroes Win at the Box Office and with Families

September 18, 2023

This Hispanic Heritage Month, studios need to recognize that Latino representation has gone mainstream.

Meet Kelly Mendoza, Our Expert Supporting K–12 and Early Childhood Educators

September 6, 2023

Common Sense Media's Vice President of Education Programs shares her thoughts on media literacy, mental health, and ChatGPT.

This Back-to-School, It's Time to Talk Teacher Mental Health

July 25, 2023

Educators need more support for their own well-being so they can continue to teach and support our students.

Meet Our Privacy Expert, Girard Kelly

July 18, 2023

Get to know Girard and his insight on advocating for stronger digital privacy for kids and families.

Budget Cuts to the Federal Trade Commission Will Hurt Kids and Consumers

July 13, 2023

The FTC cannot continue its strong track record of taking on the tech industry and protecting kids, and all consumers, without sufficient funding from Congress.

Why Everything Old Is New Again in the World of Movies and TV

July 10, 2023

From "The Little Mermaid" to "The Super Mario Bros. Movie," studios are leaning into '80s and '90s nostalgia, which can be great for families looking to bond over media.