Research + News | Topic: Media
Aug 17, 2021
Physical Activity Protects Children From The Adverse Effects of Digital Media On Their Weight Later In Adolescence
A recently completed study shows that six hours of leisure-time physical activity per week at the age of 11 reduces the risk of being overweight at 14 years of age associated with heavy use of digital media. Read the article here.
May 25, 2021
SiriusXM Is Starting A TikTok Music Channel To Appeal To The Teens
Sirius, which owns Pandora and the podcasting company Stitcher, announced a new partnership with the social video app today that’ll bring TikTok-popularized music to the satellite radio provider. Read the article here.
May 24, 2021
The Missing Middle: Reimagining A Future For Tweens, Teens and Public Media
Joan Ganz Cooney Center and CPB seek to carry forward Joan’s vision of programming that prioritizes youth well-being and supports learning and the development of life skills. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2021
The New Late-Night
New YouTube talk shows that Millennials and Gen Zs are tuning into. Read the article here.
Feb 16, 2021
How ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Has Become A Cult Favorite For Another Generation Of Teens On TikTok
Now streaming on Hulu, Gen Z has discovered the beloved and short-lived Judd Apatow comedy, proving it endures as a timeless portrait of high school angst. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2021
Tops Of 2020: Nielsen Streaming Unwrapped
When looking at the types of content that was successful in 2020, it was original content that sparked cultural phenomenons and shepherded in new subscribers to both established and nascent platforms. Read the report here.
Nov 18, 2020
The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight, 2020
The latest research from Common Sense Media is now available. Access the report here.
Sep 18, 2020
One-Third Of Engaged Christian Parents Is “Media-Stressed”
Over the past century, the rate of technological advancement has increased exponentially—and with that increase, social opportunities and dilemmas tethered to tech have also multiplied. Read the article from Barna here.
Aug 6, 2020
The Downside To Screen Time This Fall
The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.
Jun 1, 2020
In The U.S., People Are Switching To Digital For Live Sports Viewing
Sports are on hold in the US due to the coronavirus pandemic, but digital live sports viewership will still rise more than 14% this year thanks to continued organic growth and accelerated cord-cutting. Read the article here.