Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Media and Body Image

Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Representation Matters: Four Powerful Statements from "Women in Focus: Big Tech and the Future of Hollywood"
At Common Sense, we've always believed that diverse representation matters and that it's important for all kids and families to see themselves reflected in the media they consume. So I was excited to... read more
Will Congress and Tech Leaders Step Up to Help Keep Kids Safe Online?
In the wake of a tumultuous election and a yearlong pandemic, congressional leaders are examining with renewed focus the role technology plays in our society. This week, leaders from Facebook, Google... read more
New Research Shows Kids' Mental Health Tied to Online Experiences
March 2021 marks one year since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the course of the last 12 months, supporting students in the transition to remote learning has been a major concern for... read more
Digital "Censorship" Bills Pose Risks to Kids
Lawmakers in states across the country are racing to introduce bills that would limit Big Tech's ability to remove content that they deem problematic, offensive, or harmful from their sites. However... read more
What Is the Age Appropriate Design Code?
The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office's Age Appropriate Design Code, which went into effect on September 2, 2020, is the latest piece of global regulation designed to put kids'... read more
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