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Legislation for Generation M

By Allison Dunne

Kingston, NY – Four U.S. Senators, including one from New York, are behind legislation aimed at authorizing research into the impact of media on children's behavior and development. The measure comes as a study out this week finds that some kids are spending the equivalent of a full-time work week, plus overtime, ingesting media content. And this amount of time, the study says, is largely unsupervised. WAMC's Allison Dunne has more.