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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; […]

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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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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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Is it Fixed Yet? – A CMC Recap

Sam Lawyer and Yara Farran summarise a CMC session asking what should be done by policymakers, platforms and media professionals to make online spaces safer for children. In a CMC session titled “Can We Fix It?”  campaigners, media producers, academic researchers and others gathered to discuss the task of making digital media an ethical and supportive space […]

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The Trouble With “Screen Time Rules”

CMC Academic Advisory Board member Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross of the London School of Economics discuss the wide range of advice given to parents about monitoring screen time.  How much is too much when it comes to “screen time”? Sonia and Alicia round-up the advice that is being given to parents about screen time rules, where […]


Extended Call for Papers: Children’s Media Symposium

The Children’s Media Symposium is extending its Call for Papers. The event will be held 24-26 November, 2017 at University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. They invite conference paper submissions to the inaugural Children’s Media Symposium. This year’s theme is “From Print to Screen” and will feature keynote presentations from celebrated children’s author Gary Crew, Oscar-winning illustrator Shaun Tan, the […]

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Call for Abstracts: Children’s Global Media Summit

Do you have some research you would like to present at CGMS 2017? The call for abstracts is now open! The Children’s Global Media Summit, CGMS 2017 is looking for outstanding and insightful research submissions for the conference, taking place in Manchester on the 5-7th December 2017. For more information on how to submit, please […]

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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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CMC Spotlight: Research Sessions

On Wednesday, July 5th 2017, the CMC will be hosting 9 diverse research sessions each led by industry experts. They will all be repeated on Thursday July 6th. Below is a sneak peek of these research sessions: How Open is Children’s Definition of TV?  The evolving nature of children’s television viewing; how open is their definition of TV? […]

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