Episode 33 of Through the Gates aired via SoundCloud and iTunes Wednesday, Oct 12.
This week, Through the Gates host Jim Shanahan speaks with Associate Professor Nicole Martins about her work on the effects of media on children.
The conversation reveals some of the ways media use can impact gender, body image, and interpersonal violence. Martin even offers advice to concerned parents, saying, “You are your child’s most important model… if you don’t want your child using their cellphone at dinner, why don’t you try putting your cellphone away at dinner?”
Through the Gates: IU This Week is a collaboration of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President and The Media School in the College of Arts and Sciences. All episodes are available through SoundCloud and iTunes.