Kids and Media Special

Dorian was again on NHPR’s “Word of Mouth” program with host Virginia Prescott, talking today about Kids & Media, spurred by the PBS MediaShift special he contributed to. (The archived audio should be available by the evening of Aug. 15.) It’s a new world for parents, different from even a couple of years ago. Here’s a list of the stories links from the MediaShift special page:

> Screen Time for Kids: Balancing Fun, Learning, Media Creation by Tina Barseghian
> How to Control (Or At Least Influence) Children’s Media Access by Dorian Benkoil
> The Parent Show: Will Augmented Reality Be Our Kids’ Reality? by PBS Parents
> The Literacy of Gaming: What Kids Learn From Playing by Aran Levasseur
> Glaser & Son Dissect the Best Screens for Kids by Mark Glaser
> Twitter Chat: How to Avoid Ads for Kids, Share Meaningful Media Moments moderated by Mark Glaser, with guests Courtney Lowery Cowill from MediaShift, Caroline Knorr from Common Sense Media and Tracey Wynne from PBS Parents.
> When Should You Introduce Your Child to a Smartphone or Tablet? by Laura Lewis Brown of PBSParents
> Overexposed? Baby Photos in An Age of Facebook by Courtney Lowery Cowgill
> A Parent’s Guide to Streaming Video by Chris Pursell.

Dorian also talked about Google+ and buying Motorola.


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