Notes on From Myspace To Hip Hop


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Notes and links from the public forum, "From Myspace to Hip Hop"presented by Commonsense Media and the MacArthur Foundation April 23, 2008

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Notes on From Myspace To Hip Hop

  1. 1. From Myspace to HipHop New Media in the Everyday Lives of Youth Public Forum Stanford April 23, 2008 Presented by Commonsense Media & MacArthur Foundation BAISL May 9 th 2008
  2. 2. Kid’s Informal Learning with Digital Media Project Digital Youth Project <ul><li>Mimi Ito Principal Investigator </li></ul><ul><li>Danah Boyd How social networks have become an integral part of how youth relate to one another and develop their social identities . </li></ul><ul><li>Heather Horst How families of varying backgrounds negotiate the changes and challenges of incorporating new media into everyday family life. </li></ul><ul><li>Dilan Mahendran </li></ul><ul><li>How young people learn, mobilize, and develop meaning through collaborative digital media production. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Forum Participants <ul><li>Mimi Ito </li></ul><ul><li>Danah Boyd </li></ul><ul><li>Heather Horst </li></ul><ul><li>Dilan Mahendran </li></ul><ul><li>Dale Dougherty- Maker Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Deborah Stipek - Stanford University </li></ul><ul><li>Kenny Miller - MTV </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Burch – Common Sense Media </li></ul><ul><li>Connie M. Yowell – MacArthur Foundation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mimi Ito <ul><li>Weblog </li></ul>Mizuko ( Mimi ) Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth’s changing relationships to media and communications.
  5. 5. Danah Boyd <ul><li>apophenia :: making connections where none previously existed </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Danah boyd is a doctoral candidate in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley and a Fellow at the Harvard University Law School Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
  6. 6. Dilan Mahendran A doctoral student at UC Berkeley's School of Information Science whose research focuses on music, teens and the web. Sound Against Vision in Digital Media
  7. 7. Heather Horst A Postdoctoral Scholar at University of California, Berkeley Coming of Age in a Networked Culture
  8. 8. Notes <ul><li>The idea of a “networked Public” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public by nature, private by choice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social downtime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn social norms, peer relations and status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transmit youth culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pullback when the space became more public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A place to support face to face relationships </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Notes <ul><li>New Media in the Home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crosses all income levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bedroom culture-media rich bedrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Siblings share skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share knowledge with a parent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kids invert the power dynamic </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Web Comments on the Program Media Literacy Clearinghouse <ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 11. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning <ul><li>Series on Digital Media and Learning </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Free downloads </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ethnographic study on young kids in online social environments <ul><li>Consumer Reports Web Watch </li></ul><ul><li>has a .pdf of the study </li></ul><ul><li>Parents created video journals of their children’s use of sites like Club Penguin , Webkinz and others </li></ul>