The Role of the Mass Media in Parenting Education

Released in 1997, the Project’s report on The Role of the Mass Media in Parenting Education is still in demand as an innovative concept paper on parenting and the media.

Prepared by A. Rae Simpson, Ph.D., the report analyzes the strengths and weaknesses in media attention to parenting issues and offers several recommendations for tapping the power of the media more effectively on behalf of parents and those who work with and for parents and families.

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The Role of The Mass Media in Parenting Education

If you are unable to download the report, please contact the MIT Center for Work, Family and Personal Life at worklife@mit.edu, 617-253-1592.

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For more information about the report, visit The MIT Center for Work, Family & Personal Life.

To reach the report’s author, Rae Simpson, contact her at:

A. Rae Simpson, Ph.D. 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02139
Telephone: 617-253-1592
E-mail: rsimpson@mit.edu