1. The Center for Disease Control. Refer to Youth Risk Behavior Trends and Teen Pregnancy. http://www.cdc.gov
2.The Center for Media and Public Affairs. Refer to "TV Not So Fast Anymore." http://www.cmpa.com/pressrel/
3. The Florida Abstinence Education Program. Refer to "5 Tips for Parents When Talking to Their Kids About Sex." http://www.greattowait.com/parents/index.html
4. Pamphlet, "How At Risk Are You." Contains Medical Institute for Sexual Health statistics. Published, 2000.
5. http://www.mediascope.com Refer to "Teens, Sex, and the Media.
6. The National Coalotion for the Protection of Children and Families. http://www.nationalcoalition.org/teens/phtml.
7. "Adolescent Room Culture: Studying Media in the Context of Everyday Life," by Jeanne R. Steele and Jane D. Brown. Published in "The Journal of Youth and Adolescence," October 1995.
8. "Teenage Sexuality and Media Practice: Factoring in the Influences of Family, Friends and School," by Jeanne Rogge Steele. Published in "The Journal of Sex Research," November 2000.
9. Interviews with Arayna Egan, Sara Reilova and Kerri Wysocki conducted March 24th, 2002.
10. Interview with Julie Anne Ferreira cobducted March 25th, 2002.