Media, Sex and Talking to Tweens

From sexy music to risqué TV shows to porn on the Internet, kids today learn a lot about sex from the media. Parents may not even know all that tweens are exposed to. Guests look at the media landscape and how to talk to kids about what they see.

Guests:

Diane Levin, professor of education at Wheelock College in Boston; working on a book entitled So Sexy Soon: The Sexualization of Childhood

Carol Pardun, director of school of journalism at Middle Tennessee State University; researcher with Teen Media Project at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

Deborah Roffman, sexuality educator; author of Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent's Guide to Talking Sense about Sex

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