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Watch Families Managing Media on Local Charlotte News:
- The Defenders: More porn and violence popping up in video games. November 17, 2018 – Watch Now.
- The Negative Effects of too much Classroom Screen Time. Mar 22, 2018 – Watch Now.
- When is the right time for a Smartphone? Jan 26, 2018 – Watch Now.
- How to Limit Kid’s Screen Time. Oct 31, 2017– Watch Now.
- Why you should limit your child’s screen time. Sep 18, 2017 – Watch Now.
- How Social Media Affects Families. Aug 28, 2017 – Watch Now.
- Fighting Back Against Cyber-Bullying. March 2, 2017 – Watch Now.
The New York Daily News asked Families Managing Media to respond to Facebook’s launch of Messenger for Kids – Watch Now.
Dec 5, 2017
Derek James of WCCB News Rising launched a new series called Screen Sense.
We were thrilled to work with Derek at WCCB on the development of this new series. Throughout the production of these bi-weekly clips, Derek interviewed members of Families Managing Media for different segments and provides great information for helping to raise the awareness around childhood screen addictions and what parents need to know.
Part I: The Problem – WATCH
August 30, 2017
Part II: Sextortion – WATCH
September 13, 2017
Part III: Video Game Addiction – WATCH
September 27, 2017
Part IV: The Effects of Social Media on Young People – WATCH
October 12, 2017
Part V: Cell Phones- WATCH
October 25, 2017
WBTV Morning Break: Kids and Social Media – WATCH
August 27, 2017
WBT 1110 AM: Vince Coakley Interviews Holley East with Families Managing Media – LISTEN
Aug 26, 2017
ABC News lists Families Managing Media as a top 5 Resource for parents wanting to break kids’ extreme electronics usage habits – WATCH
May 17, 2017
WCCB Charlotte News @ 10: Families Managing Media Helps Families Manage Screen Time – WATCH
January 10, 2017
The Charlotte Observer: 5 Reasons to Consider a Screen Break – WATCH
April 12, 2016
WCNC Charlotte Today: Get Real Toys for your kids this Christmas
December 11, 2015
WCNC Charlotte Today: Spark Your Kids Creativity
February 25, 2015
WCCB Fox News Rising: Help Kick the Video Game Addiction
December 15, 2014 (Unfortunately, this link is no longer live)
South Charlotte News
September 30, 2014
Radio Interview with WBT
May 13, 2014
https://soundcloud.com/wbtradio/moms-managing-media-interview-5132014 – (Unfortunately, this link is no longer live)
WCNC Charlotte Today: Non-Tech Gift Ideas
December 11, 2014 (Unfortunately, this link is no longer live)
NBC Charlotte Today: Recognizing Video Game Addiction with Dr. Andrew Doan & Melanie Hempe
May 29, 2014
WCCB J Garabito Reporting on Gaming Addiction with Melanie Hempe & Dr. Andrew Doan
January 7, 2014