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Media has big impact on children, adolescents - The Galveston County Daily News : Columns

November 28, 2014

Media has big impact on children, adolescents

Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:00 am

By the time an average child finishes high school, he or she will have spent thousands of hours in front of the television set.

Today, many pediatricians believe excessive television viewing by youngsters reinforces such destructive behaviors as alcohol abuse and cigarette smoking.

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