Adolescent media use has exploded. Parents are worried that teens are drowning in messages about sex, smoking, drinking, consumer goods, and a host of other behaviors and products that threaten their health and well-being. This brief advocates fighting fire with fire by creative use of media to provide youth with positive messages that counteract the negative and potentially damaging messages to which they are so frequently exposed.
Children and Electronic Media »
Future of Children, Volume 18, Number 1, Spring 2008
Children and Electronic Media Public Event »
Center on Children and Families and Future of Children
April 23, 2008