Research + News | Topic: Media

U.S. Adults Now Spend 12 Hours 7 Minutes a Day Consuming Media

US adults will spend more than half the day with major media. Read the research here.

Young People Spend About Twice As Much Time Watching Netflix As Live TV, And Even More Time On YouTube

On average, teens spent 34% of their video time watching YouTube, compared to 27% watching Netflix, and 14% watching live TV. Read the article here.

Netflix Adds Warning To Teen Suicide Series ’13 Reasons Why’

Netflix says it will add more trigger warning to its show “13 Reasons Why”, given its graphic depiction of sexual assault and suicide. Read the article here.

Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

They watch a lot of Netflix and YouTube daily. Read the article here.

Popular Comedy YouTubers Kids Go Crazy Over

From silly skits to wacky challenges to entertaining rants, YouTube offers kids quick hits of comedy that they can’t find anywhere else.

Read the article from Common Sense Media here.

How a San Mateo High School Teacher Is Teaching Teens To Spot Fake News

A recent study found that most teens do not think critically about news stories they read online. Read the article here.

How to Eat Media

Youth worker Joel Kime highlights CPYU’s 3(D) Guide method to media discernment in one of his recent blog posts.

Read his blog post here.

Docs Lay Out Media Recommendations For Kids, Teens

The quantity and quality of media children and teens consume should change with their age, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The organization also says parents should oversee children’s media consumption and educate them about proper media engagement.

Read the full article here.

Millennials Aren’t Very Interested In Traditional Radio Any More

In lieu of radio, younger millennials have turned their ears and their attention to streaming, with many of those polled opting for on-demand options. Read the article here.

Teens Are Getting Almost All Of Their News From Snapchat and Twitter These Days

Teens aren’t watching the news, instead they regularly check different apps to stay up to date on current events. Read the article here.