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"Online-Jugendschutz – geht’s noch?” [Online Protection of Minors – Can You Believe It?] symposium of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, the Media Authority Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein and the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce on 25 May 2011.
A representative survey of parents and children identifies risks of online use by children and young people as well as ways of dealing with them in order to create an up-to-date, knowledge-based foundation for the further development of youth media protection.
How do children and adolescents in Europe use the Internet; which risks do they encounter and how do they handle them? The project EU Kids Online has been dealing with these questions since 2006.
In the digital sphere, children and young people establish relationships towards real life, fictitious and artificial media figures. This entails risks. The project examines to what extent the German regulation on the protection of minors from harmful media contents is still suitable to protect a fr...
In order to find out what has to be considered for future developments of youth media protection, children and young people, parents and pedagogues were 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.
Wolfgang Schulz and Stephan Dreyer are very critical of the draft discussion paper for a new Interstate Treaty on the Protection of Minors in the Media. The concept of a "youth protection device" at the operating system level presented in the draft, a kind of child protection mode that can...
Dr. Stephan Dreyer looks at the impact of the BIK strategy in the Member States and the political framing of children's online safety in Europe before focusing on the future of the EU's plans in this area. This article has been published in the current issue (1/2022) of the journal Kinder- u...
Sünje Andresen and Dr. Stephan Dreyer have published a jurisprudential article in the professional journal for youth media protection "JMS-Report". From the perspective of criminal law and youth protection law, the authors addressed forms of imposed sexuality and sexualised harassment...
The Youth Protection Act presents itself with some innovations in its reform, but are they really better than before? On Tagesspiegel Background, Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes what he thinks of these changes.
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When the Bundesrat refrained from invoking...
Dr. Stephan Dreyer writes about protective spaces for the developmental phases of children within the digital society in "Aufwachsen in überwachten Umgebungen [Growing Up in Monitored Environments]", which has been recently published by Nomos.
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