MOSCOW, 1 Nov – RIA Novosti. The information that the cartoon “Masha and the bear” is harmful to children’s psyche, was given a dubious source; wherein the Association of children’s psychiatrists and psychologists of the Russian Federation provided an independent assessment, pointing out that Russian psychologists did not give the cartoon such assessments, told RIA Novosti press-service animation Studio “Animecon”.
Earlier, the media had publicized the message that the cartoon “Masha and the Bear” topped the ranking of the most harmful of animated films made by Russian psychologists. The publication is due to the fact that in the story Mary is left to capricious, and its behavior and then adopt children.
“The source of this rating has not been specified. What’s more – it was published by portal Planet Today, not large and respected Russian publication, which again suggests that information is completely accurate. As far as we know, tacitly accepted that advanced editions provide news initially, which is then picked up by the press. Yesterday, it seems, was no exception,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The press service added that after the publication of this news the President of the Association of children’s psychiatrists and psychologists Anatoly Northern gave an independent opinion. According to him, the Russian psychologists did not give such a rating, and the rating is publicity.