Response to NSPCC Porn Research

You know that the other week I responded to the NSPCC report on children and pornography (here and here), here's an interesting response on the quality of the research: The NSPCC has been accused of “deliberately whipping up a moral panic” with a study suggesting a tenth of all 12- to 13-year-olds fear they are “addicted” to pornography. In an open letter to the child protection organisation’s chief executive Peter Wanless, a group of doctors,…

Supporting @iRightsUK [#DigitalParenting]

After my work with Girlguiding, I was pleased to be invited to support iRights, which introduces itself as "Enabling children and young people to access the Internet creatively, knowledegeably and fearlessly", with more information as below: The internet has become the decisive organising technology of our world. No child or young person should be left out of the huge opportunity it represents.   Children and young people are often presented as digital natives – with fast…

BBC Make It Digital: Martha Lane-Fox #DimblebyLecture

Tonight, The Richard Dimbleby Lecture featuring Martha Lane-Fox, will focus on the digital future, as part of the BBC 'Make it Digital Season', summed up as: BBC Make it Digital aims to get the nation truly excited about digital creativity. It will inspire audiences young and old through world-class TV, radio and online content, and focus on helping younger audiences discover their creative potential and take their first steps. Make it Digital will also amplify…