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danah boyd — Online Reflections of Our Offline Lives

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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On Being

[Unedited] danah boyd with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 09, 2015

danah boyd has intriguing advice on the technologically-fueled generation gaps of our age — that our children’s immersion in social media may offer a kind of respite from their over-structured, overscheduled analog lives.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Bystander Mentality in Teenagers

Monday, March 16, 2015

Last week a video of high school girls fighting in a Brooklyn McDonald's went viral. No one interfered. We'll talk about how the "bystander effect" and "no snitching" affects teenagers.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Parents' Manual to the Teenage Brain

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development in learning and multitasking, stress and memory, sleep, addiction, and decision-making.

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New Tech City

9 Things We Learned About Phones From a Teenager

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hint: High school is pretty much how you remember it, but the mean girls don't have to look you in the eyes anymore.

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Features

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, October 31, 2014

WNYC
Michael Ian Black started beef with Michelle Obama. Gov. Christie told a protestor to sit down and shut up. Writers can't quit New York. Here are some of the week's most popular stories.

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On The Media

Ask Leah

Friday, October 24, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 

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On The Media

TLDR #38 - Ask Leah

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 
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On The Media

#38 - Ask Leah

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 
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WNYC News

In Solitary, Inmates Languish, Despair and Attempt Suicide: Report

Thursday, September 11, 2014

A new report details the rough treatment of inmates placed in solitary confinement at New York City's largest jail system, Rikers Island.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The True Diary of a Teenage Girl

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Between the ages of 15 and 18, until her death in 1999 of cystic fibrosis, a teenager named Mary Rose wrote about her life in her journals.

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Features

Preview: What Death and Divorce Taught Jane Fonda

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WNYC

Her mother committed suicide when she was 12 years old, and in this preview of next week's episode, Jane Fonda says it took fifty years and three marriages and divorces before she finally felt whole.

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On The Media

If 5,000 People Retweet This I'll...

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

A lot of what happens on the internet is just what happens in high school, transposed onto a broader scale.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

For Teens, Being Tired Is Normal

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Biology makes teenagers want to stay up later, but school means they've got to be up early.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

danah boyd: The Networked World of Teens

Friday, March 21, 2014

danah boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research and author of It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (Yale), talks about what you should worry about when worrying about teens online (and whether you should worry at all).

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Invention of the Teenager

Friday, March 14, 2014

 As the cultural landscape around the world shifted during the industrial revolution, and with a growing gap between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape: teenagers. Director Matt Wolf discusses his documentary “Teenage,” a rumination of the creation of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, adapted from Jon Savage's bestselling 2007 book of the same name. “Teenage” opens March 14 at the Lanmark Sunshine Cinema.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What Goes on Inside a Teenager's Brain?

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Neuropsychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel explains how brain development impacts teenagers’ behavior and relationships. He argues that that if parents and teenagers understand the brain better, they can better cope with the moodiness, poor judgment, and impulsiveness that the adolescent brain transformation can bring. Dr. Siegel is the author of Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Adopting Adults

Monday, August 05, 2013

Susan Grundberg, executive director of You Gotta Believe, talks about her organization's work to help young adults who are phasing out of the foster care system. Joining her is Yolanda Perry, who will be talking about her experience as someone who was adopted through You Gotta Believe. The agency helps facilitate adoptions between teens/young adults and families who help guide them into adulthood.

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WNYC News

The Mary Jane Mindset: Teenagers and Marijuana

Thursday, May 09, 2013

WNYC

As 17-year-old Radio Rookie Temitayo Fagbenle puts it, "Once you reach high school, weed is a part of your life." Even if you don't smoke, marijuana is at parties, the corners and parks near schools, and sometimes in school stairwells.

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WNYC News

Binge Drinking Among NYC Teens Associated with Violence, Drug Use and Unsafe Sex

Sunday, January 27, 2013

In “Rebel without a Cause,” James Dean’s father impotently warns the high-schooler to stay away from gatherings where teens imbibe alcohol.

“You know what kind of drunken brawls those kind of parties turn into,” he says. “It's not a place for kids.”

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