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The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
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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.
Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes about data protection requirements for online counselling of minors in an article in the online brochure "Online Counselling for Sexualised Violence in Childhood and Adolescence", published by the BKSF (Bundeskoordinierung Spezialisierter Fachberatung gegen sexuel...
This report by Dr. Claudia Lampert and Kira Thiel provides an overview of how families in Germany experienced the lockdown phase - in particular, the switch from face-to-face to distance learning - and to what extent this has changed their media use.
It is part of the Kids' Digital Lives...
Leonie Wunderlich writes about young people's news consumption in dpa's Innovation Blog. The article is based on results from our #UseTheNews project.
The project is a cooperation between the HBI and the dpa and provides knowledge on the topic of news literacy.
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On 30 November 2020, the third edition of the study "Better Internet for Kids" Policy Map was presented at the Safer Internet Forum. The HBI and the TU Dublin were involved in this study. It was commissioned by the EU Commission.
The study provides an overview of policy design and i...
In the Jugend Medien Schutz-Report (Youth Media Protection Report), Kira Thiel and Dr. Stephan Dreyer give an overview of sticker use practices by children and young people in messenger services and address the associated risks.
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