3Global Kids, Inc./The GoodPlay Project at Harvard University’s Project Zero/Common Sense Media/
Today’s youth inhabit new digital social spacesoreign to most adults. These spaces oer unpre-cedented opportunities or connection, creativity,and community. At the same time they presentchallenges that are oten either invisible to adultsor exaggerated beyond reason.It can be difcult or parents, educators, and otheradults to talk about these challenges with youngpeople, especially i they eel intimidated by youthwho navigate sites like Facebook or master videogames eortlessly.This report aims to document what we learnedthrough the Focus Dialogues, the frst cross-generational online conversation on digital mediaand ethics. It will highlight how adults andyouth think about ethical issues online throughthe use o direct quotes and inormation rom theDialogues and provide context around what webelieve is the frst step towards addressing issuesrelating to ethics in the digital age.
The Focus Dialogues, associatedresearch and report produced by:Rai Santo, Carrie James, KatieDavis, Shira Lee Katz, Linda Burch,and Barry Joseph.