The cable industry has a longstanding commitment to addressing parents' concerns about what they and their children see on television. Cable operators and program networks are strongly committed to addressing these concerns. Cable's approach to addressing indecency and violence on television is based on the concepts of Control, Choice and Education.
The national cable industry has created a web site, www.ControlYourTV.org, to provide families with information on parental controls; family-friendly video programming, and media literacy training. Additional media literacy information is available at the sites listed below.
The Center for Media and Public Affairs is a nonpartisan research and education organization that conducts scientific studies of news and entertainment.
AMLA is a membership organization of media education practitioners. Its mission is to stimulate growth in media literacy education in the United States by providing national leadership, advocacy, networking, and information exchange.
The Center for Media Literacy is the largest producer and distributor of media literacy resources in the U.S. Its site features a comprehensive online catalog of media literacy books and products, along with workshop information and a "reading room" of articles.
Founded in 1995, Just Think teaches young people to lead healthy, responsible, independent lives in a culture highly impacted by media.