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In an on-demand world, can parents retain control?

There hasn't been a lot of research into the effects of media-at-will on growing minds, according to Dr. Michael Rich of the Center on Media and Child Health. There hasn't been a lot of research into the effects of media-at-will on growing minds, according to Dr. Michael Rich of the Center on Media and Child Health. (victor juhasz)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / June 15, 2008

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When I was a pint-size TV junkie of a kid, I lived a life beholden to the television schedule. On Saturdays, I would wake up shortly after dawn and spend hours awaiting the start of Saturday Morning Cartoons. When I grew older, I watched "Charlie's Angels" reruns after school, chiefly because they were on. (Full article: 1096 words)

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