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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.
What role do health-related offers play in the app repertoire of young people? And how are the offers with regard to their health-promoting potential, their possible risks and their quality to be evaluated?
In order to find out what has to be considered for future developments of youth media protection, children and young people, parents and pedagogues are asked for their individual perspectives.
The time when the child is given his/her own smartphone, a lot changes in the communication and everyday life of the family. In his thesis, Marcel Rechlitz examines what this means for parental media education.
In the volume Medienerziehung in der digitalen Welt. Grundlagen und Konzepte für Familie, Kita, Schule und Soziale Arbeit [Media Education in the Digital World. Foundations and Concepts for Family, Kita, School and Social Work], Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes about media education from a constitutio...
With the changes in the media world, the lives of young people have changed fundamentally. Young people, even children, with their mobile all-rounders, are immersing themselves more and more autonomously in the open and networked world of digital media and are increasingly withdrawing from direct in...
Our PhD student Amélie Heldt is currently a Visiting Fellow in the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. She wrote a guest article on EU copyright reform for the blog of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
"On March 26, 2019, the European Union (EU) Parliament voted...
Schmidt, J.-H. / Richter, K. (2019): Öffentliche Kindheit in Elternblogs? Ergebnisse einer Befragung von deutschsprachigen Elternbloggerinnen und –bloggern [Public Childhood in Parent Blogs? Findings of a Survey of German-Speaking Parent Bloggers]. In: merz. Zeitschrift für Medienp&a...
In parent blogs, people give an insight into their everyday family life and thereby also affect children's rights, especially with regard to privacy and informational self-determination. The article by Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt published in the journal merz - Zeitschrift für Medienpädagog...
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