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Perspectives on Personalisation: event summary

Publishers and producers may collect children’s data to offer children an enriched experience of their products. But there are some significant privacy, security and educational challenges. On the 7th of November 2017, Children’s Media Foundation and UCL Institute of Education hosted a joint event to discuss research and industry perspectives on the use of personalisation […]

Speakers Announced for CMF /UCL Evening Event – Perspectives on Personalisation

7th November 2017 18.00 – 20.00 UCL Knowledge Lab 23-29 Emerald Street, London WC1N 3QS Register here – Free event Moderator: Helen McAleer IP, Publishing and Production Consultant, CMF Board member Speakers:  Dr Natalia Kucirkova Senior Research Fellow, UCL Institute of Education (pictured) Professor Irene Ng Professor of Marketing and Service Systems, University of Warwick …with more to follow Professionals in children’s media of all kinds will benefit from […]

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Internet Safety Strategy Consultation Announced

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have recently launched a Green Paper on their Internet Safety Strategy. The Green Paper outlines their proposals which are now up for public consultation until December 7th. This follows an extensive House of Lords Report in March and the government’s broadly declared intention to make Britain “the safest […]

Policy

CMF@CMC – ‘Can We Fix It?’ Report for DDCMS

The CMF has produced an in-depth report on the insights discussed during the session “Can We Fix It?” which  was held at the Children’s Media Conference in July. The “Report on the Outcomes of an Industry Discussion on Internet Safety for Children and Young People” was submitted to the DDCMS on the day their Internet Safety Strategy […]

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Magic Day with Action for Children’s Arts

23 October, 2017 11.00 – 17.00 Polka Theatre, Wimbledon Tickets available from Polka Box Office 020 8543 4888 Calling all Magicians, would-be Magicians, and friends of Magicians, If you’ve ever wondered about Magic as an ingredient in your creativity – or have young Harry Potter friends who are interested in becoming Magicians – here’s a wonderful day […]

Events

Introducing Alison Norrington

Novelist, Playwright and transmedia expert Alison Norrington (pictured) joins the CMF Executive Group this month to begin our work on the ethics of virtual reality for children. There are concerns about the use of immersive headsets for younger children and the CMF senses that it’s time to explore the relevant research and ensure that if policy interventions are […]

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Children’s Global Media Summit sets out vision to redesign future of media for the unlimited generation…

5-7 December, 2017 Manchester, UK Register here From 5-7 December, the Children’s Global Media Summit will bring together leading voices in media, technology and beyond from around the globe. The speakers who’ve recently joined the prestigious line-up include: Malik Ducard, YouTube’s Global Head of Family and Learning; Sangeeta Desai, COO and CEO Emerging Markets, FremantleMedia; […]

Events Industry Research

Ofcom PSB Regulation

As a result of the amendment to the Digital Economy Act proposed by Baroness Benjamin, Ofcom now have the right (and the responsibility) to require ITV, Channel 4 and Channel Five to carry more children’s content. The definition of that regulation has been left open. The Act simply says Ofcom “may” regulate. So now the regulator […]

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CMF Event: Perspectives on Personalisation

7th November 2017 18.00 – 20.00 UCL Knowledge Lab 23-29 Emerald Street London WC1N 3QS Register here This UCL Institute of Education and Children’s Media Foundation public event is intended to discuss and demystify the relationship between personalisation, education and commercialisation.  The UCL Institute of Education is working to address the challenges of personalisation in the children’s publishing […]

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DDCMS and the Contestable Fund

The latest news of the proposed Public Service Contestable Content Fund has emerged from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The public consultation on the proposals to spend £60m of public money over two or three years to stimulate public service content outside the BBC closed in mid February, but analysis and decision […]

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