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Guest Host: Lynn Neary
The Federal Trade Commission released a report this week concluding that the entertainment industry deliberately targets children in marketing movies, video games and music with violent content. A panel talks about the details of the FTC’s report and what the agency says the industry should do to mend its ways.
- Kurt Anderson co-chair of the media and entertainment website Inside.com
- Jodie Bernstein director of Consumer Protection for the Federal Trade Commission
- Jack Valenti Jack Valenti has written and delivered countless speeches, and has honed his public speaking skills in the political and Hollywood arenas, first as a top aide to President Lyndon Johnson, and now as president of the Motion Picture Association of America.
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