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CPB Funds Major Research Project on Teenage Media Usage

February 3, 2020

By Current  CPB announced a $523,097 grant to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop to research the media habits of children and teens between the ages of 8 and 18.

Through the grant, the Cooney Center will examine how young people use digital media—including visual, audio and social media content and messaging—beyond traditional broadcasting. The findings will inform future content strategies for public media and its partnerships with educators and youth organizations.