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Leen D'Haenens:
Centrum voor Mediacultuur en communicatietechnologie (OE)
OE Centr. Mediacult.& Comm.technologie, Parkstraat 45 - bus
3603, 3000 Leuven, België
Telephone:+32 16 323620 or +32 16 323220
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Leen d'Haenens is Professor at the Centre for Media Culture and Communication Technology at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where she teaches on Western media policy, Media and diversity, and Analysis of media texts. Her research interests include youngsters and media, ethnic minorities and media, media responsibility and accountability matters.Five areas of expertise: gender differences; cross-national research


Verónica Donoso (PhD) is a researcher at the Centre for User Experience Research (CUO) at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), Belgium. Since 2002 she has been working on the developmental and social impacts of children's internet use and on users' experience of new digital media. Her main research interest are children and new media, media literacy and technology-enhanced learning.


Joke Bauwens holds a PhD in Media & Communication Studies, lectures in the Media Studies Department of the Free University of Brussels and is a member of CEMESO. Her research interests are the media practices of young people, social and cultural practices in digital and virtual environments, and transitions in the field of broadcasting.


Katia Segers is a lecturer in the Media Studies Department of the Free University of Brussels and director of the Centre for Studies on Media and Culture (CEMESO). Her research focuses on children, media and culture, the creative industries and arts policy. She is president of the Flemish Regulator for the Media.


Sofie Vandoninck started a Phd on digital literacy and online coping strategies among vulnerable youth in Belgium. She is interested in the topic of the safer internet for children and young people, and joined the EU Kids Online network in 2009. She has a Masters degree in Communication Science and wrote her Masters thesis about the digital divide in Flanders.



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Canon Cultuurcel (onderwijs Vlaanderen): |

Gezinsbond: |

Kind en Samenleving: |

Vlaamse Regulator voor de Media (VRM): |

Onderzoeks- en informatiecentrum van de verbruikersorganisaties (OIVO): |

Departement Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media (Vlaamse overheid): |

Vlaams Informatiepunt Jeugd: |

Steunpunt Jeugd: |

Jeugdwerknet: |

Kinderrechtencommissariaat: |

Centrum voor Leerlingenbegeleiding (CLB): |

Internet Service Providers Association (Belgium): |

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