Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Common Sense Cinches a Late-Game Victory for Kids by Passing CAMRA in Congress

January 17, 2023

With the passage of one of Common Sense's long-time priorities, we are now closer to getting much-needed research on how technology impacts kids' and teens' development and health.

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Kids and Media: Four Trends to Watch in 2023

January 12, 2023

Our 2022 research highlights where government and industry can do more to support and protect our kids.

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Teens Are Watching Pornography, and It's Time to Talk About It

January 10, 2023

New research confirms that most teens surveyed have seen online pornography, but conversations with trusted adults can point them toward healthy ways to explore their sexuality.

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What We Loved About Kids' Media in 2022

December 19, 2022

Our Best of 2022 lists highlight growth in diversity, race and representation, and mental health awareness.

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What Squid Game's Emmy Says About the Desire for Diversity

December 14, 2022

International streaming brings more global entertainment options to families and offers more diverse representation to kids and teens.

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Representation Ratings Need to Reflect the Nuances of Kids' Ethnic-Racial and Social-Emotional Development

October 27, 2022

Common Sense Media's new ratings and reviews in Spanish will help parents find high-quality representations in media for their families.

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New Reviews Bring Spanish-Speaking Families the Media Guidance They've Been Looking For

September 15, 2022

Our new high-quality ratings and reviews in Spanish help fill the void for Latino parents and caregivers seeking culturally sensitive, age-appropriate TV shows and films for their families.

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How Emerging Content Creators and Platforms Can Help Kids Thrive in Uncertain Times

August 23, 2022

Insights from Common Sense's time at the U.K. Children's Media Conference.

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YouTube Is Missing an Opportunity to Be a Leader in Diverse, Representative Kids' Media

June 14, 2022

New research from Common Sense reveals kids are viewing content that isn't representative of the world they live in, and that matters.

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Authentic Diversity in Movies Wins at the Box Office and with Kids

May 31, 2022

New research reinforces the value of authentic representation in film.