New creative elements targeted to kids, tweens ages and families include an original rap song, a customized online game, multiple desktop character downloadables and brand new streaming videos that serve to encourage young people to use the Nutrition Facts Label on food packages to make healthier food choices. And using our most popular characters to deliver the message helps make it fun and personal. How many servings are in the container?
However, back in May they premiered their public education campaign called Spot the Block , together with the Food and Drug Administration. Spot the Block is currently gaining news traction because starting on Monday, April 7, the campaign will expand its online content with original songs that are free to download, new videos, downloadable desktop friends and a new online game. More spots will also be seen regularly on Cartoon Network itself. In my opinion, any media outlet that caters to young people has a moral obligation to do more than just provide a space for mindless entertainment. When millions of kids are watching your shows, you are in a unique position to influence change, but it is easy to ignore these opportunities in favor of the bottom line. By working a campaign for healthy lifestyles into their programming, parents might feel better about letting their kids watch Cartoon Network, not to mention that Cartoon Network also reaps the benefits of building a more robust brand and improving their image. Never mind the irony that in order to receive a message about nutrition from Cartoon Network, you have to be sedentary, at least until they go the Sesame Street route and make exercise videos. The best thing we can do as educated consumers, young and old, is understand the messages and process them for ourselves.
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