Why Families are Asking for Diverse Media

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What does diversity mean for today’s families, kids and teens? And how does that influence their media choices? if young people are seeking support for their diverse world view, what are the consequences if media fails to provide?

In this video, Assistant Professor Onnie Rogers (Northwestern University) will be talking with Adam Woodgate (Dubit) and Jill Murphy (Common Sense Media) about the headlines from two recent large scale international research projects they ran on diversity in media. Dubit from a kids’ perspective and Common Sense Media from the parents. What do they look for when it comes to representation in the media they consume and how does this add value to their overall content experiences?