A scientist’s opinion: interview with Halla B. Holmarsdottir on children & the digital world
Interview with Halla B. Holmarsdottir, Professor and former Vice-Dean of Research at the Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway on the EU-funded project "The impact of technological transformations on the Digital Generation (DigiGen)". What characterises DigiGen? Halla B. Holmarsdottir: We wanted to move beyond how children and young people are "negatively" ...
A scientist’s opinion: interview with Sonia Livingstone on children’s safety online
Interview with Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She leads the Theory work package in the CO:RE (Children Online: Research and Evidence), an EU-funded research project working on developing a knowledge base regarding children and youth in the digital era. How ...
Understanding children’s experiences for safer digital use
The digital generation is growing up in a hyper-connected world. A world full of opportunities, but also harbouring threats to their well-being. We cannot –and should not– shield children and young people from reality, but we can protect them: first by understanding their online behaviour and the risks that are involved, and then by giving ...
How much has digital news consumption affected the public perception of climate change?
Digital news consumption has been overtaking traditional news consumption in the past decade. Academics are researching the effect this has on the public perception of climate change.
A scientist’s opinion: interview with Craig T. Robertson on the public perception of climate change in relation to news consumption
Dr Craig T. Robertson is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. To what extent do you believe that climate change coverage in digital media is different compared to traditional media? Craig T. Robertson: Digital media opened the opportunity for a lot more specifically focused climate change reporting media ...
A scientist’s opinion: interview with Dr Claudio Morana on the public perception of climate change in relation to news consumption
Dr Claudio Morana is Professor of Economics at the University of Milano-Bicocca and Director of the university’s Center for European Studies (CefES). How important are climate activism and its coverage in digital media for environmental awareness? Claudio Morana: When politicisation of climate change is behind inaction, climate activism becomes an important way forward for change. ...
ESMH Media Review – October 19, 2022
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