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Sonia Livingstone

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About the author and department

Personal webpage:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/WhosWho/AcademicStaff/soniaLivingstone.aspx

Media and Communications Department:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/Home.aspx

Relevant research

Livingstone, S., and Bovill, M. (Eds.) (2001) Children and their Changing Media Environment: A European Comparative Study. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum. [390 citations] http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/11222/

Livingstone, S. (2002) Young People and New Media: Childhood and the Changing Media Environment. London: Sage. [Peer reviewed; 761 citations] http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3422

Livingstone, S. and Bober, M. (2005) UK Children Go Online: Final report of key project findings. LSE Report. [346 citations] http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/399/ 

Livingstone, S. (2008) Taking risky opportunities in youthful content creation: teenagers’ use of social networking sites for intimacy, privacy and self-expression. New Media & Society, 10(3): 393-411. [Peer reviewed; 635 citations]http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27072/

Livingstone, S., Haddon, L., Görzig, A., and Ólafsson, K. (2011). Risks and safety on the internet: The perspective of European children. [262 citations] http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/33731/ 

Livingstone, S., Haddon, L., & Görzig, A. (Eds.) (2012) Children, Risk and Safety on the Internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective. Bristol: Policy Press. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/44761/

EU Kids Online final interactive report is available at: http://www.lse.ac.uk/media@lse/research/EUKidsOnline/Home.aspx

Evidence of impact

Byron, T. (2008) Safer Children in a Digital World: The Report of the Byron Review. DCSF/DCMS. [39 references to the research] http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130401151715/https://www.education.gov.uk/publications/eOrderingDownload/DCSF-00334-2008.pdf

UKCIS industry codes on social networking, moderation, search, chat and parental controls [6 references to the research]: http://www.education.gov.uk/ukccis/groups/a0075834/self-regulation-of-industry

UKCCIS (2011) Advice on Child Internet Safety 1.0: Universal guidelines for providers [9 references to the research]: http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/ukccis%20advice%20on%20child%20internet%20safety.pdf

EC (2012) Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee, and the Committee of the Regions: European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children, COM (2012) 196 final. [7 references to the research]: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2012:0196:FIN:EN:PDF

OECD (2011) The Protection of Children Online: Risks faced by children online and policies to protect them, OECD Digital Economy Papers, No 179. [20 references to the research]: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/science-and-technology/the-protection-of-children-online_5kgcjf71pl28-en

UNICEF (2012) Child Safety Online: Global challenges and strategies. Florence. [34 references to the research]: http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/650

Protecting Children in the Digital World COM (2011) [relied on research framework and findings]: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2011:0556:FIN:EN:PDF

Millwood Hargrave, A., and Livingstone, S. (2008). Evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee: ‘Harmful Content on the Internet and in Video Games’. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200708/cmselect/cmcumeds/353/353ii.pdf

Bulger, M. and Livingstone, S. (2013) A global agenda for children's rights in the digital age: Recommendations for developing UNICEF's research strategy. UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti: http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/702

HEFCE (2015) Annual report and accounts 2014-15, p.6:
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/media/HEFCE,2014/Content/About,HEFCE/Annual,report,and,accounts/Annual_report_and_accounts_2014_15.pdf 

Blogs and blogposts

Parenting for a digital future blog, co-founded and managed by Sonia Livingstone: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/parenting4digitalfuture/

Digital media and children's rights. Media Policy Project blogpost, 12 September 2014: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2014/09/12/sonia-livingstone-digital-media-and-childrens-rights/

Children's rights in the digital age. Media Policy Project blogpost, 4 February 2015: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2015/02/04/sonia-livingstone-childrens-rights-in-the-digital-age/

Relevant video and audio

Presentation at LSE event called 'Children's rights in the digital age', 11 February 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRhZUup3aIQ

Gearty Grilling with Sonia Livingstone on 'are our children safe online?', 6 February 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gph2hA9lgmU

Youtube playlist for the EU Kids Online project: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK4elntcUEy3D2m1WO_tEDJpLVkZ0EGdx

Opportunities & risks for children online’, LSE video: http://richmedia.lse.ac.uk/research/20101021_opportunitiesAndRisksForChildrenOnline.mp4

‘How children engage with the internet’, Sonia Livingstone at TEDxExeter (April 2014): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyjbDUP1o0g

‘Child abuse on the internet: risks and reality’, Sonia Livingstone on the findings of the report, UNICEF Innocenti (November 2011): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUO2aqVKxYQ

‘Sonia Livingstone on children and the internet’ (blog and podcast), Social Science Bites (July 2012): http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2012/07/sonia-livingstone-on-children-and-the-internet

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