Post Tagged with: "Netflix"

Olivia McLeod / Ryersonian Staff

TV reboots – a ’90s kid’s dream come true?

Is the feeling of nostalgia worth bringing back our favourite ’90s TV shows?

A survey released in 2013 by Harris Interactive showed that about 60 per cent of TV streamers binge-watched shows. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Study finds Netflix linked to depression

By Hailey Salvian A new poll indicating that university students consume TV mostly through streaming services is sparking a debate about mental health. The University of Texas studied the TV-watching habits of 300 young adults, as well as their emotional states, and found a strong link between depression levels and the hours of TV watched. These findings are important to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus

High-tech DMZ classroom connects students across Canada

Students from five different universities across Canada simultaneously pull out their smartphones to take part in a poll asking them about their experiences with the Canadian health-care system. Once the results are gathered, they appear on large screens at the front of all five classrooms. The poll sparks an interactive discussion between all five campuses on how their health-care systems […]

by Leah Jensen· · News, On Campus
Netflix, social media trumps cable for Toronto students

Netflix, social media trumps cable for Toronto students

When it comes to media consumption, Netflix and other television streaming services trump cable media for Toronto post-secondary students. According to a poll by Ryerson journalism students, 40.9 per cent of the students say that they use streaming services as their main way to consume media. Only 17.9 per cent of students polled say that they consume media through cable […]

by Michael Hutchinson· · News, Off Campus
TEDxRyersonU event proves that “echoes” theme resonates with students

TEDxRyersonU event proves that “echoes” theme resonates with students

Kevin Shaw, an RTA School of media alumni, lost his vision at 19 during his first-year of university. Today, he is an innovator in the world of entertainment production and is the founder of Zagga Entertainment, an on-demand site to stream described videos (DV) for the visually impaired. “People aren’t disabled, it’s the environment that’s disabling them,” said Shaw at […]