ERIC Number: ED365280
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar-10
Reference Count: 0
Children's Television. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The hearing transcribed in this report is focused on how television broadcasters have been meeting their obligations to the child audience as described in the Children's Television Act of 1990 and how the Federal Communications Commission has been enforcing the law. The report contains testimony from: (1) Peggy Charren, founder, Action for Children's Television; (2) Jeffrey Chester, codirector, Center for Media Education; (3) Paul LaCamera, vice president, WCVB-TV, who presented a prepared statement from the National Association of Broadcasters; (4) Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop, Shari Lewis Enterprises; (5) Brooke Spectorsky, WUAB-TV; and (6) Ernst L. Wynder, president, American Health Foundation. (KRN)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Broadcast Television, Childrens Television, Commercial Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearings, Programming (Broadcast)
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Identifiers: Action for Childrens Television; Childrens Television Act 1990; Congress 103rd; Federal Communications Commission; National Association of Broadcasters; Television Criticism
Note: Serial No. 103-27.