Generation bashing is not part of our DNA at Next Avenue, so we were wary when a PBS Idea Channel video titled “Why Did Millennials Ruin Everything?” launched. That doesn’t mean we didn’t watch it, of course.
We were happy that we did and recommend that you do, too. Spoiler alert: The ideas of German sociologist Karl Mannheim make an appearance.
Shayla, the Director of Editorial and Content for Next Avenue, has spent a career in digital media journalism and content marketing strategy at organizations including washingtonpost.com, Edmunds.com, Cars.com and Fast Horse and as a media professor at the University of Minnesota and DePaul University. She has a Ph.D. in mass communication from the University of Iowa and has published extensive research on social media and gender. Based at Twin Cities PBS, Shayla can be reached by email at [email protected].@shayla_stern