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TOADY Award Nominees Announced

From our friends at Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood… 

Back by popular demand: CCFC’s 7th annual TOADY Award for Worst Toy of the Year. Who will win? 223 more words

News In Media Education

"Hell No Barbie" social media campaign targets Mattel's talking toy

When I was a youngster in the ’80s, a talking toy bear called Teddy Ruxpin was all the rage.

Teddy was no Ted, the foul-mouthed stuffed bear who comes to life in the raunchy 2012 film (and its sequel): Teddy Ruxpin couldn’t interact with you; he was more of a furry cassette tape player with animatronic eyes and a mouth that sang songs and read stories. 597 more words


Step aside, Barbie: Girls want a superhero who can fight

Mattel is giving Wonder Woman and Batgirl a makeunder—they are not going to be built like sexed-up supermodels anymore. DC Entertainment, Mattel, and Warner Bros have created DC Super Hero Girls, a “universe” with a recently launched website, and a coming line-up of LEGOs, TV shows, movies, books like Wonder Woman at Super Hero High and action […]


Current Events

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KCBS)— Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences. 190 more words


YouTube Kids app contains "disturbing and/or potentially harmful" content, alleges FTC complaint

Google’s family-friendly YouTube Kids app has been hit with a second complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, this time accusing it of containing inappropriate content, including sexually-explicit language and “jokes about pedophilia.” This follows a complaint… 158 more words


The most important thing

Mattel has a brand new doll they want to sell your daughter. It’s called Hello Barbie, and it takes the classic American doll to a whole new level. 1,130 more words

Politics/Current Events

Unwrapping Screen-time & Finding Childhood

Back to the Basics of Allowing Children to Enjoy Healthy Play

Development during early childhood shapes what becomes the foundation for development throughout a person’s life. 398 more words

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