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What effects does the corona crisis have on families, children and their use of digital media? The HBI participates with a German partial survey in a European comparative study of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC).
International data on children and online media is extensive, heterogeneous and partly contradictory. The CO:RE project seeks to create a comprehensive pan-European knowledge platform with the participation of international researchers and relevant interest groups, providing an overview of the resea...
The institute will provide scientific support for the media conference in the context of Germany's 2020 EU Council Presidency and is analysing in advance the requirements of a modern European information order.
The study, commissioned by the EU Commission, examines how the EU strategy Better Internet for Kids (BIK) is being implemented in the individual Member States and draws up a BIK Policy Map III on this basis.
In several projects, the institute is investigating the new child-specific data protection regulations of the GDPR with regard to children's rights, identifying problem areas and working together with relevant stakeholders to develop solutions.
In the volume Familienkultur smart und digital. Ergebnisse, Konzepte und Strategien der Medienpädagogik [Family culture smart and digital. Results, Concepts and Strategies in Media Education], Dr. Claudia Lampert, Kira Thiel and Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink write about online experiences from the pe...
In this contribution, Dr. Claudia Lampert and Marcel Rechlitz introduce the approach of communicative figurations as an analytical framework for researching transformed socialisation processes. The article has been published in Bewegungen: Beiträge zum 26. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft f&...
As they grow older, children and young people also use online services that allow them to participate in political discussions and to network strategically. 83 percent of 9 to 17-year-olds have heard of "Fridays for Future". 46 percent of them have looked for further information on the Int...
The "Gefährdungsatlas [Risk Atlas]" of the Federal Review Board for Media Harmful to Minors helps to navigate through new media phenomena and the associated challenges. Stephan Dreyer is one of the authors. Also involved were authors from the JFF - Institute for Media Education in Res...
In this study, Uwe Hasebrink, Claudia Lampert and Kira Thiel explain how children and young people in Germany use the Internet, what negative experiences they have online and how they deal with these experiences. These are the findings of a representative survey conducted in 33 countries by the Euro...
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