Why pediatricians are rethinking strict screen time rules

The American Academy of Pediatrics now says "screen time" is just "time". Clive Thompson weighs in.
21-month-old Elle plays a game on her mother's iPhone. (Thomas Whisenand/The Associated Press)

When it comes to media consumption and a very young child's well-being, the general consensus has been: less is better, none is best. But that sentiment might be shifting.

The American Academy of Pediatrics is rethinking their strict screen time rules for children. But why now? And what does it mean for our relationship with technology? 

tech correspondent and father Clive Thompson joins Shad to discuss how technology factors into modern parenting.


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