With Power Comes Responsibility
In fall 2010, Common Sense Media brought its digital citizenship campaign to Omaha, Neb., in the first of many joint town hall events with MTV and the Family Violence Prevention Fund. Combining MTV's "A Thin Line" campaign with the Family Violence Prevention Fund's "That's Not Cool" initiative, the town halls are designed to generate honest discussion and open the lines of communication between parents and teens about the issues at play when growing up in a digital world. In Omaha, a panel of teens, a teacher, and a parent discussed the challenges and opportunities of living in a public and powerful online world and what it means to be a good digital citizen.
Nothing was off-limits: The panel covered everything from privacy and cyberbullying to protecting online reputation and how digital communication affects a teen's everyday relationships.
In the video above, Omaha teens express what they love about their digital lives -- as well asRead More »from Living Online: A Teen Discussion