December 23, 2020

How does Digital Media Affect our Children? with Dr Velislava Hillman

The internet and social media are a hallmark of modern society. A plethora of tools exists to help us consume, create, edit and curate the swathes of data available at our fingertips. But how has this renaissance of information affected younger generations? Are children more adept at navigating cyberspace? Or are we the ones who need to reTHINK cyberculture?

We discuss with Dr Velislava Hillman who, throughout her research, she has reinforced the need to voice children’s and young people’s perspectives and experiences.

Further Reading

Jean Twenge - Generation Me and The Narcissism Epidemic

Shoshana Zuboff - The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Commonsense Media -

Facebook Likes can predict personality traits

Sonia Livingstone - Global Kids Online

Digital Futures Commission

How China is using A.I. in the Classroom

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