Parental anxieties and practices in the digital age

Presenter: Catherine Page Jeffery, News & Media Research Centre, University of Canberra Abstract: Parental anxieties about how children are engaging with different forms of media are not new, and popular books and the mass media warn parents about the many and varied risks associated with the internet and mobile technologies. What has not yet been … Continue reading Parental anxieties and practices in the digital age

Toddlers and Tablets: Media discourse, policy and advice for parents

Presenters: Donell Holloway, Kelly Jaunzems and Lelia Green (Edith Cowan University) Abstract: This paper forms part of an ARC Discovery Grant titled Toddlers and Tablets: exploring the risks and benefits 0-5s face online, an element of which investigates popular discourses regarding very young children’s media use. Based on analysis of data collected from the public … Continue reading Toddlers and Tablets: Media discourse, policy and advice for parents