The Resource Remote control : children, media consumption & the changing American family, [presented by] See Change Films ; a Yellowbrick Road Production

Remote control : children, media consumption & the changing American family, [presented by] See Change Films ; a Yellowbrick Road Production

Label
Remote control : children, media consumption & the changing American family
Title
Remote control
Title remainder
children, media consumption & the changing American family
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] See Change Films ; a Yellowbrick Road Production
Title variation
Children, media consumption & the changing American family
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The average American child spends over 40 hours per week consuming media, the equivalent of a full-time job. This means that by the time children born today turn 30, they will have spent an entire decade of their lives in front of some type of screen. Remote Control, based on the findings of the Kaiser Family Foundation's landmark study Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8 to 18-year-olds, examines the implications of this unprecedented level of exposure. Putting a human face on the report's statistical findings, filmmaker Bob McKinnon explores the media habits of two families, supplementing their powerful personal insights with testimony from media experts, educators, and policymakers. Remote Control offers a fascinating look at the centrality of media in our lives, revealing far-reaching effects that we are only beginning to understand, and suggesting ways we might begin to help our children live a life instead of watching one
Is part of
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
A film by Bob McKinnon ; associate producer, Marci Lacenere ; director of photography, James Arbona ; editorial consultant, Jeremy Kessler ; music, Will Platt-Higgins
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2009
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKinnon, Bob
  • Platt-Higgins, Will
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
37
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child development
  • Communication
  • Consumer protection
  • Mass media and children
  • Mass media and teenagers
  • Media studies
  • Television and families
  • Consumption (Economics)
Technique
live action
Label
Remote control : children, media consumption & the changing American family, [presented by] See Change Films ; a Yellowbrick Road Production
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/41617
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1041616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 38 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041616
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897765614
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Remote control : children, media consumption & the changing American family, [presented by] See Change Films ; a Yellowbrick Road Production
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/41617
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1041616
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 38 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041616
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897765614
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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