Welcome to Via Media.
In this series we’ll be taking an in-depth look at emerging research and strategies related to social media, digital technology, and media related to sex and sexuality.
Why "Via Media"?
Via Media is a Latin phrase that simply means “middle way.” So much of our talk about how digital technology is reshaping our world and impacting the lives of young people tends to skew towards the negative, and we’ve all participated in some of those types of conversations.
But if there is one thing that top researchers in this field seem to agree on, as we will see, it is that things are not nearly as bad as they are made to seem. So how can we both thoughtfully address the potentially negative aspects and capitalize on the positive?