Kids spend nearly 11 hours a day accessing media (podcast)
The director of a new study talks about how kids spend nearly 11 hours a day consuming media on cell phones, computers, video consoles and, of course, TVs.
Larry Magid speaks with Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President Victoria Rideout, who is director of a new study that shows a "dramatic" rise in the amount of time children and teens spend using entertainment media, "especially among minority youth." The study, "Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-year-olds," only focused on recreational use of media, not homework, school-related online research, or reading books for school. The full report on how kids are using media on computers, phones, game consoles TVs, and other devices study can be read.
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