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 […]

[MEDIA] Radio Interviews re @MarthaLaneFox #DimblebyLecture and @NSPCC Report

First thing spotted on the phone this morning – an invitation to comment on Martha Lane-Fox’s statement that we have no choice but to engage with the internet: listen to ‘Pros and Cons of the Internet after #DimblebyLecture for BBC Tees ’ on audioBoom Then there was a Tweet from one of the producers at Radio […]

#DigitalParenting: More Protection for Children Against Porn?

Story today in the news: Stronger action must be taken to protect children from online bullying and pornography, MPs have said. Internet firms are also warned they may face prosecution for failing to show commitment to safeguarding youngsters. The Commons culture, media and sport committee said efforts by the industry to eradicate child porn may […]

11 Stories About #DigitalParenting 17/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news… and I love this piece about a ‘tech-deprived childhood‘: Link between cyberbullying and teen suicides oversimplified, experts say: One of the threads tying their deaths together is a cause-and-effect link made by the media, politicians and parents between persistent […]