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The Uhlich Report Card - Now in its sixth year, the Uhlich Teen Report Card examines where America's teens get their information from and who influences them. The researchers found that America's teens say television (56%) most impacts their opinions about world, national and local events. Newspapers come in a distant second (11.5%). Magazines come in last at (3%), while the Internet influences 8.8% of America's teens about the news. Forty-one percent of America's young people turn to parents and family members for perspective on the news. Young people give adults a grade of “B” in providing education and a “C-“ in “really listening to and understanding young people.” (Uhlich Children's Advantage Network, June 2004)...

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