by Cheryl Wetzstein | The Washington Times | March 3, 2006

A study released March 2 from the Parents Television Council analyzed 443.5 hours of Saturday-morning and after-school
shows for children ages 5 to 10. The results “showed ‘staggering’ amounts of violence, as well as verbal abuse,
offensive language, antisocial attitudes and behaviors, excretory content, disrespect for adults and sexual content.”

Dr. Michael Rich
, Director of CMCH, said research has shown that “children younger than 8 are developmentally incapable of distinguishing between fantasy and reality.”

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