News You Can Use – The Common Sense Census: Media Use in Tweens and Teens


mediacensusheaderimage768x202Common Sense Media released a large-scale study that explores young people’s use of the full range of media and technology. It offers a comprehensive picture of the use of media by kids, ages 8 to 18 in the U.S., including the level of enjoyment, frequency of use, and amount of time devoted to a wide array of media activities and devices.

Click here to read the study online and watch a quick video. Here is a blog from today’s New York Times that examines the “digital divide” – the Census reveals key social and educational implications for the lives of kids from lower-income households without access to computers and broadband Internet.