Maryland Senator Ben Cardin joins us to talk about the youth movement against gun violence, Russian sanctions, and more. D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh shares her thoughts on relief for high water bills and news that D.C. Public Schools is taking over an all girls charter school.
Guest Host: Matthew Felling
They’re the adolescent distractions of the digital era — the video games, cell phones and websites that keep your child glued to a screen. They’re also the channels through which marketers reach young consumers, selling them everything from clothing to potato chips. Tech Tuesday explores the idea of children as savvy consumers, and whether there’s anything parents can do to protect their kids from marketing messages.
- Kathryn Montgomery Professor, School of Communication at American University; Author, "Generation Digital: Politics, Commerce, and Childhood in the Age of the Internet" (MIT Press)
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