Exposure to educational television has been shown to have positive effects on the social, intellectual, and educational development of children. Is it possible to find truly educational content on broadcast television? Articles below deal with 1) television broadcasters' obligation to provide educational programming for children, 2) efforts to shield children from indecenct programming, 3) advertising aimed at children and 4) children and violence.
Children and Media
A recent Mobile Beacon report analyzing mobile broadband usage by non-profit organizations, including schools, finds that schools utilizing Mobile Beacon’s 4G LTE internet service indicate that the ability to supplement and/or extend existing scho
At the Federal Communications Commission’s July 10 meeting, we will aim to take some important steps forward on the spectrum side of our Facilitating America's Superiority in 5G Technology (5G FAST) plan.
Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins. Many popular online offerings maintain they are “not directed” at children.
As the share of Americans who say they own a smartphone has increased dramatically over the past decade – from 35% in 2011 to 81% in 2019 – a new Pew Research Center survey finds that the way many people choose to go online is markedly different t
In what has become known as the homework gap, an estimated 17 percent of US students do not have access to computers at home and 18 percent do not have home access to broadband internet (nearly 3 million students), according to an Associated Press
Doors open at 8:30 am
9:00 a.m. Welcome
James P. Steyer, Common Sense
9:10-10:00 a.m. Where Do We Start?
Tristan Harris, Center for Humane Technology
Ellen Pao, Project Include
10:00-10:50 a.m. Putting the Equity in Tech
Maria Alvarez, Common Sense
Kim-Mai Cutler, Initialized Capital
Michelle Hyman, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Shireen Santosham, City of San Jose
Rachael Myrow, KQED
Nationwide, rural communities have 37% more residents without access to high-speed internet connections when compared with their urban peers.
The Federal Communications Commission completed a three-month, Congressionally-mandated report by the FCC's Media Bureau looking into the television content rating system.
This report profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six developments in educational technology for higher education.
The “digital divide” commonly refers to the question of who has access to the Internet, but at least when it comes to race and income, that gap is pretty insignificant.