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    Advertising and children

    The ability to spot advertising and understand the purpose of ads is an important life skill for children. Here’s how to help your child develop this skill.

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    Media benefits for children and teenagers

    Are there any media benefits for children and teenagers? Yes! In fact, used the right way, TV, DVDs, computer games and the internet promote many skills.

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    Media influence on teenagers

    If you’re concerned about media influence on teenagers, you’re not alone. But media can be positive. Get the facts on how media influences teens.

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    Media literacy: making sense of media messages

    Media literacy is having the skills to understand, question, analyse and create media. It’s an essential life skill, which you can help your child develop.

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