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Market trends, politics, technologies, media, and innovations at the crossroads of 21st-century entertainment and education.
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The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens

The Stars of These Young Adult Books Swear, Struggle, And Generally Act Like Real Teens | Smart Media | Scoop.it
New middle-grade and YA publisher In This Together Media aims to offer stories with more diverse and realistic representations of kids, especially...
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Love this - stories that keep it real, and promote girls beyond romantic leads. 

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With New Toys, Lego Hopes To Build Girls Market : NPR

Retailers will soon start selling Lego Friends, the Danish toymaker's latest effort to boost sales to girls. But is Lego encouraging girls to build more, or is it simply reinforcing gender stereotypes?
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Lego mixes it up with female scientist mini-figure set

Lego mixes it up with female scientist mini-figure set | Smart Media | Scoop.it
In an effort to make the Lego franchise popular with more girls, Lego is releasing a new mini-figure set featuring female scientists that will be part of its regular Lego product range and not its girl-skewing hit line, Lego Friends.
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It's about time.

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Sweety High heads confidently into girls’ worlds

Sweety High heads confidently into girls’ worlds | Smart Media | Scoop.it
The class of girl-skewing social networks has its latest newcomer in Sweety High, a brand-new online community developed by a panel of seasoned kids entertainment execs - including former leaders from Stadoll, Disney, Sony and Nickelodeon.
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Christine Ufitinema's comment, September 13, 2013 9:28 PM
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