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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 […]

CMF Updates Events

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 […]

CMF Updates Events Policy

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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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 […]

CMF Updates Policy

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 […]

CMF Updates Policy

Check Out Our New Website

We’ve redesigned the Children’s Media Foundation website for easier navigation and better access to our latest news. You’ll find a new simplified menu, including a News section where all of our newsletter content is archived. You’ll also see the latest updates from our daily updating Twitter feed with information on the latest trends and issues in kids’ media.  Take a […]

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Call for Event Producers

Olivia Dickinson is looking for producers to help put on our quarterly events.  For some reason, I’m now the new Events Manager for the CMF! I once produced a session for the CMF about ‘gender skew,’ and I’ve produced a few sessions for the CMC as well, so I know how brilliant it is for networking […]

CMF Updates Events

Introducing Olivia Dickinson to the CMF

Olivia Dickinson joins the Children’s Media Foundation Executive Committee as our new Events Manager.  Olivia has over 15 years’ experience in children’s and educational digital media, across Amazon, the BBC, Nickelodeon, Hopster, Discovery Education and Sky Kids. Specialising for a while in pre-school and early years, including an MA in Early Childhood, she now freelances […]

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Yearbook Now on Sale

The 2017 edition of the children’s Media Yearbook is available now. Published by CMF, this fifth Yearbook is packed with articles on the way children watch, the latest trends in content, research outcomes, policy discussions and news of success and innovation in every field of children’s media. It’s available to download (cost: £7.95), or in hard copy which delivers with in […]

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