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Pediatricians Recast Screen Time Recommendations & Give Parents Online Planning Tools

Thanks to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), parents and teachers now have two simple and easy-to-use tools that can assist with developing a family’s media plan and estimating how family members can organize their time so that screen time is balanced with physical activity, reading, face-to-face connections, and homework. 351 more words

Parents And Technology

Media Diet

Media Diet: An experiment in audience research

  • Auto (=self) ethnography (=detailed study of the cultures of everyday life).  
  • Refrain from using digital media (phones, computers/pods/pads, TV, radio, etc.) for 24 hrs, or, if too much, as long as you can.
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Anti-Intellectualism and The Case AGAINST Mediocrity

In one of my previous entries I wrote about how mediocrity can be inspiring– in the sense that it can fill you with the confidence to at least match the quality. 907 more words

On Writing

What does The Real Singapore say about the real Singapore

The case of the former editors of the now defunct socio-political website “The Real Singapore”(TRS) is now finally before the courts. And we finally know who Farhan is. 489 more words

Things I Care About

Screen Time: Myths & Facts (and More)

Check out a cool infographic over at Tuned in Parents that addresses many screen time questions. The image was created using information from a broad array of evidence-based research conducted by organizations such as Common Sense Media, The American Academy of Pediatrics, Zero to Three, PBS, and a number of research sources, and the infographic addresses many of the questions that parents continuously mull over. 245 more words

Parents And Technology

Media and success

Commercials prey on our psychology, our fears, pains, needs, and weaknesses. If we walk through life thinking that we’re not enough just as we are—that we need to buy this, that, and the other thing to be okay—how can we expect to create amazing results? 59 more words

Book - The Compound Effect

Section 3: What do you need to do to become that kind of journalist?

For me, my university life is the beginning of my journalism career. It is for this reason that it is important to thoroughly plan my options. 710 more words