Media and social policy: towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation

Danya Braunstein, Julia Plumb, Wayne Warburton

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Abstract

This chapter argues that media policies aimed at protecting children from harmful content must be evidence-based. It discusses evidence-based policy and the role of government, and examines current media policies in Australia in regards to the developmental issues of obesity, smoking and substance use, sexualisation, television programming, and the internet.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrowing up fast and furious
Subtitle of host publicationreviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children
EditorsWayne Warburton, Danya Braunstein
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherFederation Press
Pages197-219
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781862878235
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Mass media
  • Television viewing
  • Advertising
  • Internet
  • Policy
  • Government
  • Community education
  • Health promotion
  • Children

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Braunstein, D., Plumb, J., & Warburton, W. (2012). Media and social policy: towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. In W. Warburton, & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children (pp. 197-219). Sydney: Federation Press.
Braunstein, Danya ; Plumb, Julia ; Warburton, Wayne. / Media and social policy : towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. editor / Wayne Warburton ; Danya Braunstein. Sydney : Federation Press, 2012. pp. 197-219
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Braunstein, D, Plumb, J & Warburton, W 2012, Media and social policy: towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. in W Warburton & D Braunstein (eds), Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 197-219.

Media and social policy : towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. / Braunstein, Danya; Plumb, Julia; Warburton, Wayne.

Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. ed. / Wayne Warburton; Danya Braunstein. Sydney : Federation Press, 2012. p. 197-219.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

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Braunstein D, Plumb J, Warburton W. Media and social policy: towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. In Warburton W, Braunstein D, editors, Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. Sydney: Federation Press. 2012. p. 197-219