The Children’s Media Foundation

Campaigns

The CMF campaigns for:

  • Recognition of the uniquely important role media plays in the lives of young people.
  • Greater range and diversity in children’s media, through regulation, funding initiatives or other means - emphasising the need for UK-produced content.
  • The right for children and young people to access media without harm.

The CMF lobbies Parliament and Government, and responds to public consultations.

Latest campaign action

2017

November

The DDCMS launched a consultation on its Green Paper on Internet Safety Strategy. It Children and young people feature significantly, and the CMF is in the process of drafting its response to the consultation.

October

The CMF commissioned a Report - Can We Fix It at CMC2017 on the July Children's Media Conference session that dealt with various concerns around children's internet use, and polled industry professionals for their views on potential solutions. This was sent to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the opening day of their consultation on the government Green Paper on their Internet Safety Strategy.

July

CMF Response to the Ofcom consultation on Regulating the BBC, with specific reference to quotas for content on children's services.

February

CMF response to the DCMS consultation on proposals for a Public Service Broadcasting Contestable Fund.

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The Children's Media Foundation is at the forefront of fighting for the best in children's content and ensuring that it is fully diverse and representative. The children of today will shape our world and I'm pleased that the CMF is helping to give them the widest possible range of opportunities to do so.
Sir Lenny Henry C.B.E.