Scientists have finally found a concrete link between the sexual content in television, and teenage pregnancy. Check out the article here.
And speaking of mass media, look at what scientists have discovered about video games.
From birth, our brains are programmed towards mimicry. It’s how we learn when we are very young, but it is something that continues even up into adulthood. There’s studies showing that violent and sexual images often get mixed up in the minds of youth. Parents, if you were doubtful before, be aware.
Lay down the law about what your kids can and can’t watch (or game). Spend time watching TV with them, and observing their video game habits. Discuss what you see. It will help your kid sort things out.