Research + News | Topic: Media
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.
Apr 24, 2020
Teens’ And Kids’ Media Diets During The Coronavirus
This eMarketer podcast discusses the media diets of kids and teens in quarantine. Listen to it here.
Apr 21, 2020
Fortnite Brings Millions Together On Video Game For Live Music
Enter Fortnite, the video game gone cultural phenomenon — the latest in live music venues. Read the article here.
Apr 17, 2020
Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak
A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. Read the article here.
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.