Youth on the net - between opportunities and dangers

In this exciting episode of the Digital Public Health Podcast, Rasmus Cloes talks to Markus Gerstmann, an experienced media educator from Bremen, about the impact of digitalization on young people's lives. Markus shares his valuable insights from over 20 years of working in media education and discusses how the digital world is impacting young people, the challenges and opportunities it presents and the importance of the analog balance.
📌 Topics of the episode:
- The development of digital media since the 90s
- Positive and negative amplification effects of the internet
- Media literacy among young people
- The influence of social media and online communities
- The importance of a strong analog space as a balance to the digital world

👉 Why should you tune in? If you want to understand how digitalization is shaping young people's lives and how we can help them navigate the digital world in a healthy and safe way, this episode is a must-watch. Learn how to find the right approaches to support young people as a parent, educator or simply as an interested party.
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