The Children’s Media Foundation

Supporting Research

2014 YB pic 3The CMF supports and advises on research projects to enhance public understanding of the issues around children and their use of media and to inform campaign and lobbying activity.

CMF Directly Sponsored Research Projects

  • Parent Portal - reviews of key research into FAQs asked by parents concerned about their children's media use.  Questions were researched by Dubit Ltd (Leeds).  Reviews were conducted in 2013 by Jonathan Hancock at Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, under the supervision of Prof. Lydia Plowman
  • Literature Review - exploring research into the positive effects of media for children. Commissioned by Save Kids' TV (2007) from Dr Kaoruko Kondo, of CAMRI (Communication and Media Research Institute), University of Westminster.  Please direct enquiries about this paper to Professor Jeanette Steemersj.steemers@wmin.ac.uk
  • Report by Jack Blumenau, Graduate student at LSE, on the extent to which other territories support  production and broadcasting of children's TV programmes with quotas, grants and tax concessions, compared to the UK's support in 2010-11.  This report was commissioned by one of CMF's predecessor organisations -Save Kids' TV.