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Event Report: A New Chapter in Regulation?

On 24th January 2018 the Children’s Media Foundation hosted an open event to discuss the Ofcom Children’s Content Review and plans for regulating the commercial public service broadcasters – ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.  As there was an announcement on December 30th that the new  Contestable Fund would now be dedicated to children’s content, that inevitably also featured […]

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CMF Ofcom Consultation Event – Change of Date – 24th January 2018

The CMF event which was to have taken place on 6th February to discuss Ofcom’s Review of Children’s Content will now take place on 24th January 2018. The evening event is being brought forward to fit into Ofcom’s consultation period, which closes at the end of January.  This will be a great chance to make your views known on the Ofcom plans […]

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VR and Kids: CMF ‘On the Road’ in 2018

After the success of the VR strand at the Children’s Media Conference in July 2017, the Foundation welcomed Alison Norrington to the Exec Group of CMF to explore the research and understanding of the implications of  VR on children. As VR becomes ever more a consumer proposition, it’s becoming apparent that not enough is known about its safe use and […]

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An Impression of The Children’s Global Media Summit 2017

Anna Home, Chair of the CMF, and previously Chair of the 1998 London World Summit, writes about the Children’s Global Media Summit held earlier this month. The Children’s Global Media Summit hosted by the BBC and chaired by Alice Webb was held in Manchester from 5th to 7th December. Manchester was looking particularly festive, with its […]


A New Chapter in Regulation?

CMF Evening Event Date changed to 24 January 6 – 8.30 pm (including drinks reception) Venue: Lewis Silkin Llp, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford’s Inn Passage, London EC4A 1BL Tickets: £10 – free to all CMF Supporters and patrons Following Baroness Benjamin’s success in amending the Digital Economy Act which empowers Ofcom to regulate for more kids’ content on the three […]

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Event Producers – CMF Needs You!

Are you familiar with children’s media policy and legislation? Or are you engaged in production for TV, audio, animation, digital production or publishing – and interested in the bigger picture? If so, the CMF would love to hear from you! We are currently looking for Event Producers to deliver our regular evening events in the upcoming year. This is […]

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Call for Writers and Sponsors for the 2018 Children’s Media Yearbook

The 2017 Children’s Media Yearbook was distributed to every delegate at the Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield in July 2017. That meant it reached over 1200 people who either work in, or are associated with, the children’s media industry. From everyone who contributed an article, to those who enjoyed reading the book, the feedback was highly appreciative. […]

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Taking Stock at the Summit

From December 5th to 7th, Manchester will host a prestigious event that takes place once every three years: the Children’s Global Media Summit. It will see content makers and distributors from across the world gather for three days of discussion and debate, sharing good practice, considering issues of regulation, policy and the major changes facing […]


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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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

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