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Comm. Ed. - Susan Linn - LSAR

Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Susan Linn is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She has written
extensively about the effects of media and commercial marketing on children. Her articles
have appeared in the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, and
The Washington Post. Her commentaries can be heard on NPR's Marketplace. Her book,
Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover of Childhood (The New Press) has been praised in
publications as diverse as The Wall Street Journal and Mother Jones hand has been published
on four continents. The Boston Globe called Dr. Linn's new book, The Case for Make-Believe:
Saving Play in a Commercialized World (The New Press), "A wonderful look at how playing can
heal children."

Dr. Linn is a co-founder and director of the national coalition Campaign for a CommercialFree Childhood. In 2000 she was appointed to the American Psychological Association’s Task
Force on Advertising to Children. She has been featured on Sixty Minutes, Now with Bill
Moyers, World News Tonight, Dateline, and in the acclaimed film, "The Corporation".

Location: Lower School Assembly Room
Calendar: Rudolf Steiner School Calendar
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