Food marketing is designed to bypass parents

by: 

Monique Potvin Kent

Canada’s Parliament is considering a law that would ban junk food marketing to children under age 17. Food and nutrition researcher Monique Potvin Kent has conducted studies which point to an urgent need for these protections. Her concerns addressed to Canadian parents will resonate with parents everywhere.

Dear Parents,

I’m writing you because you may be in the dark about the amount of unhealthy food and beverage marketing your children and teens are viewing.

Advocates Call on FCC to Protect Programming and Advertising Safeguards for Children’s TV

Date of Release: 

Friday, August 4, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:
Josh Golin (CCFC), (617) 896-9368 josh@commercialfreechildhood.org
Jeff Chester (CDD), 202-494-7100, jeff@democraticmedia.org 

Advocates Call on FCC to Protect Programming and Advertising Safeguards for Children’s TV
Commission Must Reject TV Industry Proposal to Undermine Public Interest Obligations

CCFC supports the California Broadband Privacy Act

by: 

David Monahan

On July 7, 2017, CCFC submitted comments in support of California AB375, the Broadband Privacy Act. This bill would replace privacy regulations rolled back by Congress at the national level earlier this year, and protect consumers from having their personal data--including browsing history--sold by their Internet Service Provider without their consent. Below is our comment. 

Dear Assemblymember Chau: 

Investigation Shows That FTC's Reminder Letters Are Ineffective at Disclosing Paid Posts on Instagram

Date of Release: 

Monday, June 26, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:

David Monahan, (617) 896-9397, david@commercialfreechildhood.org
Kristen Strader, (202) 588-7785, kstrader@citizen.org

Investigation Shows That FTC's Reminder Letters Are Ineffective at Disclosing Paid Posts on Instagram

Groups to the FTC: Enforcement Action Needed to Change Influencer Behavior on Instagram

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