MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's new initiative to explore and understand how young people incorporate digital media into their daily lives and help them understand how to better do so. Read More
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton notes the progress made in developing a menu of juvenile justice best practices and describes the Foundation's plans to add up to six more states to its Models for Change initiative. Read More
A new report by the Justice Policy Institute, a grantee through the Foundation’s Models for Change initiative, finds momentum building for a possible wave of juvenile justice reform across the country.
A new report by MacArthur grantee, the Justice Policy Institute, finds momentum building for a new wave of juvenile justice reform across the nation. It states that "significant new research on adolescent development and the demonstrated ... Read More
Youth today live media saturated lives.
Young people today spend an average of almost 6.5 hours a day with media.
The total amount of media content young people are exposed to each day has increased ... Read More
The MacArthur Foundation’s ﬁve-year, $50 million effort to build the ﬁeld of digital media and learning aims to understand how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic ... Read More
Henry Jenkins, Director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published this white paper that explores new frameworks and models for media literacy.
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton celebrates the success of the Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice and looks ahead to the Foundation's Models for Change initiative. Read More
The MacArthur Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice (ADJJ) has released a series of issue briefs that present findings from the Network's past and ongoing research. The briefs present research on competence to ... Read More