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CMF Yearbook 2018 on Sale Now

Now in its 6th year, the Yearbook is an invaluable and enjoyable record of the highs and lows of the children’s media world in 2018. With perspectives from regulators, the industry, audience specialists, academics and with policy insights from the CMF and others, it captures the “state of the nation” – and beyond – for this busy […]

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Discount CMC

Children’s Media Foundation supporters, patrons, and members from supporting companies can buy Children’s Media Conference tickets at a discount for £380 + VAT. That’s a saving of £115 on the full rate. If you are not currently a CMF supporter or patron – sign up here for as little as £25. Then register for CMC by using this link which automatically […]

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Distinctiveness and the BBC

Last month, CMF Board member Jeannette Steemers and Exec Group member Ashley Woodfall attended an Ofcom seminar on the BBC and Distinctiveness. The background to this is the Government’s desire to hard-wire ‘distinctiveness’ into the Charter, with the new Royal Charter and Framework agreement having it written into the BBC’s mission, purposes and regulatory framework. […]

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CMC – Special Offer

Children’s Media Foundation supporters, patrons, and members from supporting companies and organisations can buy Children’s Media Conference tickets at a special discounted rate of £380 + VAT – that’s a saving of £115 + VAT on the full rate. If you are not currently a CMF supporter or patron – sign up here for as little as […]

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Research News

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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