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Protecting the Next Generation of Women

Research agency Razor Kids shared a preview with CMF of research they’ve been conducting around girls and their aspirations and self image, The 8th March was International Women’s Day and this month Razor Kids are addressing the issues facing the next generation of young women, and the need to better protect them. We recently spoke […]


Common Sense?

CMF Academic Advisory Board member, David Kleeman has written a blog for Kidscreen magazine about the recent Common Sense Media and Center for Humane Technology initiative to create a Roadmap for Kids’ Digital Well Being. He expresses concerns about the way in which the issues were framed at an event associated with the launch and asks whether focusing almost entirely […]

Policy Research

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 […]

CMF Updates Events Research

Parenting for a Digital Future: 2017 Roundup

Researchers in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and partners in other territories, are conducting a three-year research project: Preparing for a Digital Future. This blog rounds up their work throughout the past year.  As the year winds to a close we look back and we look forward. Back, to the posts […]


New Report: “Young people, youth organisations and galleries – working as allies to spark change”

What role can galleries play in young people’s lives?  How can arts and youth organisations form partnerships to harness each other’s expertise? Through Circuit, 10 galleries across England and Wales worked with over 50 youth organisations to improve access to the opportunities galleries offer, to a greater range of young people. Circuit tested new forms […]


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. […]

CMF Updates Events Industry Research

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

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 […]

CMF Updates Events Research

A Nostalgic BBC Education

Laura Jones has been conducting research in Media and Cultural Studies as an undergraduate and postgraduate student for the last five years. She completed her Masters-by-Research in Media, Culture and Communication this year at the University of South Wales. She will be starting a PhD at Cardiff University from October in children’s television and gender. […]


Children’s Screen Content in an Era of Forced Migration: Facilitating Arab-European Dialogue

PRE-SUMMIT CGMS WORKSHOP: 4 December 2017 10.00-16.00 including lunch  BBC Media City, Salford Quays Workshop Coordinators:  Professor Jeanette Steemers (King’s College London)  Professor Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster) This pre-summit workshop will take place on 4 December prior to the Children’s Global Media Summit 2017 at BBC Media City, Manchester, UK.  European broadcasters, policy-makers, children’s advocacy groups […]

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