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Young Canadians watching TV but they’re mostly tuning into the same shows: report

News | 11/28/2003 5:00 am EST

Watching television is a daily pastime for 75% of children from grades 3 to 10, and they’re mostly tuning into the same shows, according to a report released this month that surveys kids’ views on and use of media. The report conducted by ERIN Research on behalf of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) and the Media Awareness Network (MNet), entitled Kids’ Take on Media, also reveals that children often watch programming that they don’t like (news) and have unfettered access to shows not targeted at them (restricted programming).

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