Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

What We Loved About Kids' Media in 2023

December 8, 2023

Our Best of 2023 lists reflect on the hits and misses of representation and celebrate memorable female characters and filmmakers, from Barbie to Ahsoka.

Championing Responsible AI for Kids and Families

November 15, 2023

Our new ratings and reviews of AI products will surface both opportunities and harms in the industry.

Meet Betsy Bozdech, Our Expert in Quality Media

November 7, 2023

Common Sense Media's Editorial Director, Head of Ratings and Reviews, shares her thoughts on censorship, quirky questions with her colleagues, and her passion for media.

We Support the Freedom to Read

September 29, 2023

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

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.

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.

There Still Aren't Enough Authentic Asian Characters in Kids' Media

May 30, 2023

Kids need diverse, real AANHPI representation they can relate to on-screen.

When Racial Violence Goes Viral

March 31, 2023

Algorithmic racism causes trauma and mental health challenges for Black youth, while platforms profit.