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MPAA tweaks ratings system to better-inform parents

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The Motion Picture Association of America has a new ratings awareness campaign. The new system, called "Check the Box" by the MPAA, aims to help parents make better decisions about the movies their kids see. CEO Chris Dodd announced the change at the CinemaCon gathering in Las Vegas.

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Joining is the MPAA's Senior Vice President and head of the Classification and Rating Administration, Joan Graves.