Any study on the media is
going to be outdated as soon as it released.
But one study found that teens are consuming NINE hours of media a day, not including texting, school and homework. Another study put it at eleven hours because teens were multitasking;
More than 70% of households said they had TVs in the bedrooms and 66% reported a TV on during the meals.
Not surprisingly, only about half of parents had rules for media use.
As anyone who knows a teen or tween can attest, media is among the most powerful forces in young people’s lives today. The TV shows they watch, video games they play, songs they listen to, books they read, and websites they visit are an enormous part of their lives. These sources […]