Research + News | Topic: Media
Mar 29, 2017
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.
Feb 8, 2017
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.
Nov 9, 2016
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.
Oct 21, 2016
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.
Aug 19, 2016
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.
Jun 23, 2016
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.
May 2, 2016
As They Move Through Life Stages, Millennials’ Media Habits Are Different And Distinct
According to Nielsen’s Q4 2015 Total Audience Report, Millennials’ don’t have a uniform media palate. Their lives are in rapid transition as they finish their educations, join the workforce, move into their own homes and start families. And how they connect and what they connect with follows suit. Read the insights here.
Feb 26, 2016
What Kids Are Really Watching On YouTube
Common Sense Media shares that parents may worry about YouTube’s age-inappropriate content, but mostly what kids love to watch is fine (if a little weird). Read the article here.
Feb 10, 2016
How Are All Those Screens Changing Kids’ Behavior?
Given the amount of time kids are spending — six hours a day for tweens and nine for teens – with entertainment media, reflecting on how our human connections are being altered by our technological connections is of utmost importance. Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2016
Children Spending More Time Online Than Watching TV For The First Time
Research finds that on average five- to 15-year-olds are spending three hours a day on the internet. Read the article here.