Australian Council on Children and the Media

Most US parents unconcerned about kids media use June 6, 2013

According to Matt Richtel, writing for the New York Times, new research has shown that most US parents are largely unconcerned about their children's media use and that parents who show little concern about their children’s use of technology themselves spend large amounts of their leisure time with media.

The study, undertaken by the Center on Media and Human Development at Northwestern University, was designed to look at how parents view technology — from television to smartphones to tablets — and how family life revolves around these devices.

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