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Know How to Keep Your Kids Safe While Streaming Video! (Ep 21)

Posted on 09/06/2017

Hollywood Insider - Episode 21: How to keep our kids safe while viewing online streaming video.
Melissa Henson, Program Director for the Parents Television Council, shares the latest findings regarding the new study: “Over-the-Top or a Race to the Bottom: A Parent’s Guide to Streaming Video."

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SHOW TIME LINE

Introduction
1:18 Melissa’s role with the Parents Television Council and what the PTC is.
3:58 All the tips and tools the ParentsTV.org website has to offer for parents.
5:05 The top spots for parents to go to on Parents Television Council website.
6:59 How the PTC rates the current prime time TV shows.
7:43 How the PTC breaks down the shows according to sex, drugs, violent content etc.
8:53 Parents tips section on the website, album labeling, warning label information, etc. on the PTC website.
10:04 Rating reform information. The TV rating system has drastically changed over the years.
11:16 Main mission of the Parents Television Council.
11:33 Why the founders of PTC saw a need for this organization.
11:52 What Melissa’s specific role as the program director for the PTC entails.
13:55 Families offer stability and growth for streaming business, but there are not many children’s programs available on streaming.
14:36 The most popular streaming services available today.
16:14 Are streaming services safer for families than regular television programming? Must use parental controls.
17:42 How parents can set the right parental controls and pick the right streaming service provider for each individual child.
20:46 Groundbreaking PTC results just came out documenting the level of sex, drugs, violence in entertainment.
23:30 How ratings are applied to shows, are they accurate and who rates these programs?
27:05 The parental controls available today to monitor the content coming into your home.
29:26 Parents Television Council runs on donations and is not paid by networks. They have the family’s best interest at heart.
31:58 The PTC website has a rating system for streaming entertainment.
32:10 Melissa shares the results from a recent study called, Over the Top or a Race to the Bottom: A parents guide to streaming video.
35:23 The downsides to online video streaming.
35:37 How we can monitor the content of video streaming according to each of our children’s ages.
37:33 The great options available with content that is 100% clean for any age through video streaming.
39:03 Vid Angel’s capability of allowing parents to filter their online streaming video programs.
40:26 Watch Dog Blog - a great blog that helps parents know what is currently happening at PTC. One stop shop.
42:11 Melissa’s last words of advice to parents. Don’t feel overwhelmed. Be informed and be active in choosing wise entertainment for your family.
43:24 Tina’s encouragement to parents who are struggling with one of their kids.
45:50 CHALLENGE OF THE WEEK. Pay close attention to your kids and if they are acting any different lately. What kind of media are they ingesting?
Conclusion

HELPFUL LINKS
Parents Television Council: http://w2.parentstv.org/Main/
Parents Television Council introduction video: https://vimeo.com/147501327
The PTC watchdog blog! http://w2.parentstv.org/blog/
Streaming devices don’t protect kids from adult content: https://www.facebook.com/ewtnnewsnightly/videos/vb.401904469910962/1122255807875821/?type=2&theater
R Rated Ads during Super Bowl issue: https://www.facebook.com/ewtnnewsnightly/videos/vb.401904469910962/972647826169954/?type=2&theater
Impact of the iPhone and children: https://www.facebook.com/LaurenAshburnEWTN/videos/vb.861693823953512/1264320583690832/?type=2&theater
Pure Flix FREE MONTH trial: http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-8297011-12727054

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