If students are not trained to ask basic questions about the images which confront them, if they are not asked to examine the knowledge and assumptions which they already possess, they are being denied the opportunity to develop the most simple and essential critical tools.
Peggy Sundelle Charren was an American activist, known as the founder of Action for Children's Television, a national child advocacy organization, in 1968.
Someone, other than children, was paying attention to Saturday morning television. That someone was Peggy Charren. She gathered like-minded, concerned parents and fought for change. That change resulted in the 1990 Childrens Television Act, which advocated for more informational and educational programming.