France's move to ban beauty pageants for underage girls won't stop a trend toward Miley Cyrus-style sexual exhibitionism. Girls need to learn values that reinforce their worth beyond beauty and sex.
President Obama's actions and proposals on gun violence are worthy, especially his directive on research into media violence. But he failed to link gun violence to children of broken or single-parent homes.
A court has ruled that the FCC has to reconsider its fines for unplanned expletives blurted out on live broadcasts. The ruling comes as media experts debate whether the FCC should have a role in the Internet world.
Parents' quest for reality-TV fame, from 'Jon & Kate' to balloon boy story, can be damaging to their children, say media watchdogs and child advocates.
Courts have struck down many laws aimed at preventing sales to minors. Legal analysts see Supreme Court as unlikely to step in.