A few weeks ago Pew Research released another of their great surveys into how the Internet is being used in the US. Oh how I wish there were equivalents to Pew in other countries, who published so regularly and made their results freely available!
This afternoon, i did an interview with MTV. Although the clip will be only 3 minutes in length, they interviewed Zadi Diaz and i for almost two hours. The core of our conversation concerned the story of a teenage boy who wrote a suicidal message on his MySpace.
"Society is fixated on the alcohol problems caused by young people who binge drink in public, or the small number of alcoholics who are literally drinking themselves to death," says the director of the Institute of Alcohol Studies.