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CMF Academic Advisory Board member LSE’s Sonia Livingstone and Kjartan Ólafsson of the University of Akureyri have recently posted interesting findings from a new UK survey of parents with children aged 0-17, which feed into discussions about Internet Safety. The survey reveals parents want more protection for their teens. Further recent reports from the Parenting for a Digital Futuregroup include: In the digital home, how […]

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Research Roadshow: VR+Kids

  CMF is conducting a long term research project into the viability of VR for children. Looking at the health issues, and into that is out there that works for the children;s audience. CMF Executive Group member Alison Norrington is organising 4 outreach events giving practitioners and researchers the opportunity to discuss what is known […]

Events Research

Invisible Children

CMF Board member, Professor Jeanette Steemers (King’s College London), Christine Singer (King’s College London) and Professor Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster) are engaged in a long-term project studying children’s media in the Arab world. Their most recent work is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project on “Children’s Screen Content in an Era of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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