No TV for a week, the time-honored punishment for misbehaving children, has been enhanced. Now, parents are also withholding internet access to punish their kids, further sign that the web has become as important to families as television, the Associated Press reports. As the two mediums converge, parents are quickly coming to see TV and the internet in similar ways and are seeking to limit their kids' access to both, according to a report out this week from researchers at the University of Southern California. The survey from the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future found that two-thirds of...

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