Reducing Information Pollution

Tweens, teens, tech and some good news from Common Sense Media study

Source: Connect Safely
Author: Larry Magid
Date: 11/03/2015
Excerpt: Just in time for Media Literacy Week, Common Sense Media has released an impressive study on how teens and tweens use media and connected technology. There is a lot to absorb from this extensive study based on a large national sample of more than 2,600 tweens and teens but overall, I think it paints a relatively optimistic picture of our youth. Yes, they are consuming a lot of media and, yes, most is for entertainment purposes, yet by most standards young people in our country are doing pretty well at school and most seem to be emotionally well-balanced.
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