Pages of Interest
Amazon Kindle FreeTime Unlimited
Amazon's new subscription package makes using the Kindle Fire devices a family friendly experience.
SuperClubsPLUS is a new online community designed to help young people get the best from the digital media and build their digital competency.
Children’s tech use growing rapidly
Ofcom report reveals teenagers send twice as many texts per week compared to last year.
New 'Digital Parenting' Magazine
Vodafone has launched a new magazine filled with articles by experts, 'How to' guides and much more - all to make it easier for you to get involved in your children's digital lives.
Warning about sexual violence among children
Are young people developing unhealthy expectations about sexual relationships?
Do parents keep their children media safe?
A survey by ParentPort reveals that 40 per cent of parents have allowed their children to watch a film classified above their age at home.
Is screen time and life style connected?
A recent US study suggests that the more time children spend in front of the TV, the more unhealthy food they eat.
Screen time warning
Dr Aric Sigman calls for parents to "regain control" of the time children spend in front of electronic screens.
Explicit videos may be given 18 certificates
Plans on greater restrictions on raunchy music videos are to be looked at by David Cameron.
Digital media causes sleep deprivation in children
A recent study reveals that the average bedtime for children aged 6 to 15 years is 11.20pm.
Quotes from children
The top quotes from New Media Age's special series of research on children and digital media are interesting food for thought.
When children use digital media together with parents, siblings or friends, it becomes a different experience than when it's done alone.
Mobiles are taking over
Mobile Internet gadgets are becoming ever increasingly important in children and young people's lives, a new Childwise report suggests.
Have some screen free time each day
'Can our family escape the tyranny of the screen?' Stephen Carrick-Davies asks in an article in the Guardian.
Zero to eight – a research study
Common Sense Media has released the first publicly available study to document children's use of new media.
Teenagers would miss mobiles and Internet more than TV
A new Ofcom report leaves no doubt as to the increasing importance of electronic media.
Limit screen time for the youngest children
Children under the age of two should not spend much time in front of electronic screens.
Disturbing images on the news
Strong images and video clips showing the killing of Gaddafi is all over the news.
Protect family time
Unicef research suggests that British parents focus too little on family time and too much on material goods.
Earphones to proctect children’s hearing
Etymotic Research presented their new noise cancelling earphones for children at the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.
Ofcom: UK Children’s media literacy
A new report from Ofcom gives an overview of media literacy among children and young people.
Popular media are informing playground games
According to new research, digital media are informing the games that children play.
UK children’s media habits
UK children spend an hour and 50 minutes on the Internet a day, and watch more than two and a half hours of TV a day.
Unacceptable behaviour on American Idol
Producers issued an apology due to Steven Tyler’s insulting remarks.
The Wikileaks Phenomenon
This week a website called Wikileaks, run by a team of just five journalists will change the world.
The dangers of illegal downloads
10 per cent of children who download illegal content have been exposed to inappropriate material, according to survey.
Physical activity no compensation
Researchers say it’s time to reconsider the belief that we can balance out screen time with other activities.
- Use the off button
Limiting children’s TV time will contribute to prevent health and learning problems, expert says.
Obsessed with appearance
The media exposes young girls to extreme expectations for appearance. In such a world it is essential that young people are met with a counterbalancing message.
Warns against the sexualisation of society
Children are being increasingly exposed to sexual imagery, and parents have limited opportunities to prevent it.
How your child is affected by violence
”When parents convey clear norms on what is right and wrong, they create a protective barrier," says researcher.
New challenges for parents
The possibilities different media have to offer make it more challenging for parents to guide and set limits.
Children and news about catastrophes
Strong images from Japan are being shown in the news media all over the world.
3-Dimentional TV Future
Kids and Media attended the Consumer Electronic Show 2010 (CES).
Great films that get you in the Christmas spirit
We at Kids and Media gives you tips on a variety of fun and touching films for Christmas time.
Watching TV increases children’s blood pressure
Children who spend a lot of time watching television have higher blood pressure than those who watch less, according to researchers at Michigan State University.
Talk to your teenager about porn
There are many good reasons to talk with teenagers about porn, but who dares to?