FCC Consumer Facts: Children's Educational Television


Subject:
Television , Regulation , Children's Television , Documentary & Educational Television

Description:
Fact sheet on the Children's Television Act (CTA), which was enacted in 1990 "to increase the amount of educational and informational programming for children available on television." Discusses the requirements for programming and commercial matter, and the additional Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines set forth in 2004 and effective January 2006 (and which are being challenged by various media companies and groups), and provides links to related FCC policy material and documents.

Publisher:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/childtv.html


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