Family TV viewing habits have changed in the last 50 years. Gone are the days when kids’ prime time was late morning and early afternoon. Arizona PBS is hoping a new channel dedicated solely to children’s programming will help them keep up with these shifts, so shows available whenever kids are watching. But how much can better access to educational TV really impact them?
Advertisers often try to get us to buy stuff by first making us laugh. Humor is a common component of ads — but new research looks at what kind of humor is most effective, and what kind might hurt the product being advertised.
A new law on home-sharing in Arizona has taken effect with the new year — among other things, it precludes cities and towns from prohibiting these kinds of transactions and allows for platforms like Airbnb to collect taxes and send them to the state and cities.