Research + News | Topic: Media
Feb 6, 2020
Teenagers Are Discovering That The World Of YouTube Fan Fiction Can Have A Dark, Sexual, And Violent Side
Some teens go looking for this X-rated content on the site Wattpad, but some just stumble across it, potentially thanks to the site’s “You’ll also like” recommendations. Read the article here.
Oct 29, 2019
The Common Sense Census: Media Use By Tweens And Teens, 2019
This large-scale study explores how kids age 8 to 18 in the U.S. use media across an array of activities and devices—including short-form, mobile-friendly platforms like YouTube—to see where they spend their time and what they enjoy most. Download the report from Common Sense Media here.
Oct 3, 2019
Gen Z, Millennials Have Higher Tolerance For TV Ads
Contrary to some common perceptions about advertising, a Deloitte study says younger TV viewers actually have a higher tolerance for advertising — especially for streaming services. Read the article here.
May 28, 2019
The Call To Self-Discipline In A Media-Saturated Age
Our society is addicted to spectacle. How do we keep our eyes are fixed on Christ? Read a review of a new book from Tony Reinke, titled Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age, by clicking here.
Mar 14, 2019
Discover What Americans Are Watching, Reading, Playing, Buying And More
These Top 10 lists from Nielsen are compiled on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis. View the lists here.
Dec 24, 2018
Digital-Only Festivals Redefine Immersive Entertainment
Recently, brands are bundling aspects from both music and video games into can’t-miss digital-only festivals where participants tune in for immersive entertainment from the comfort of their consoles. Read the article here.
Nov 7, 2018
Digital Media Is ‘Like Cocaine’ For Babies’ Developing Brains
Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.” Read the article here.
Oct 22, 2018
50 Media Hours Per Week
A new survey estimates that consumer time spent with media worldwide, including all digital and traditional media combined, is on pace to grow 2.1% to an average of 50.9 hours per week (HPW) in 2018. Read the article here.
Aug 29, 2018
The Media Universe: More Options, More Time, More Reach
In just the few months since the end of the third quarter of last year, U.S. consumers 18 and older increased their time with media by more than a full half hour. Read the article and research from Nielsen here.
Jun 20, 2018
Next Year, People Will Spend More Time Online Than They Will Watching TV. That’s A First.
In 2019, people are expected to spend an average of 170.6 minutes each day on online activities like watching videos on YouTube, sharing photos on Facebook and shopping on Amazon. They’ll spend slightly less time — 170.3 minutes —watching TV. Read the full article here.