« NCLB on TV (But Only if You Have Cable) | Main | A National Dialogue: Live Webcast »

Watch Out Baby Einstein, Here Comes Barbie

If you’re tuned in to American media coverage on child-rearing, you’d think the biggest problems society has today are overprotective parents, the difficulties of finding a decent nanny, or that students have too much pressure on them to achieve, according to a Time magazine story by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. The two argue that mainstream reporting isn’t reflecting the real challenges faced by the majority of families today and that inaccurate reflection may actually be hurting American families. The story opens with a lively description of a cage match between Baby Einstein and Barbie.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Advertisement

Recent Comments

Archives

Categories

Technorati

Technorati search

» Blogs that link here