FTC: Violence in marketing still a problem

04/13/2007 | Adweek

The entertainment industry is not doing as much as it could to prevent marketing of violent movies, TV shows and other content from reaching kids, according to a new report from the Federal Trade Commission. "Self-regulation, long a critical underpinning of U.S. advertising, is weakened if the industry markets products in ways inconsistent with their ratings and parental advisories," said FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras, in a statement.

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