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Ashley Woodfall

Global Kids Online – Update

Global Kids Online recently developed a research toolkit for the study children’s online risks, opportunities, and rights in the digital age. Freely available online, the research toolkit aims to facilitate the gathering of global evidence on children’s online experiences.   Global Kids Online has been working to expand the research evidence from middle- and low-income countries where children are now gaining internet access. A comparative research synthesis summarises country […]

Children’s Media Conference (CMC) 2017 – Research Strand Call for Papers

The CMC Research Advisory Sub-Committee is delighted to announce this year’s call for papers to be presented at the 2017 Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield on the 5 & 6 of July. Introduction: The Research Strand of the Children’s Media Conference (CMC) is a crucially important and popular part of this annual event, which attracts […]

Ofcom Research On Children’s Media Habits and the Dangers of Calling TV, TV.

November saw the launch of Ofcom’s annual report on Children’s and Parent’s Media Use and Attitudes – a statistical snap shot of who is watching what, when they are watching, and for how long. The report offers more than just viewing statistics however and paints a detailed picture of families’ media habits and attitudes. Ashley […]

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Children’s and Young People’s Rights in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone, Amanda Third and Mariya Stoilova recently convened conference on Children’s and Young People’s Rights in the Digital Age asks some telling questions on children’s ‘rights’ in a digital age. Most of the presentation files are available here under ‘Programme’ Concerns that children’s rights are being newly infringed rather than enhanced in the digital […]

‘Children with Learning Disabilities as Digital Audiences’: fully funded PhD opportunity

Applications are invited for a full PhD studentship in Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow, to work in collaboration with the Children’s Department at BBC Scotland. The aim of the project is to explore the provision and design of digital media by the BBC for older children with learning disabilities. This will […]

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