Skip to main content

Safer Internet Centre

Do you have a cyberbullying or digital safety concern? 0844 381 4772

85: Children’s Media Lives: Year 1 Findings - Online Safety, Family Dynamics, Parental Concerns and Mediation

ESRO/Ofcom (October 2015) 
A summary of the results of Ofcom Children’s Media Lives Year 1 Study. This is a small-scale, qualitative study which complements Ofcom’s quantitative media literacy surveys. It tracks the same 18 children aged 8-15 over a 3 year period in order to provide an in-depth understanding of how this sample of children are thinking about and using digital media. The first of three waves of ethnographic research was conducted in autumn 2014. This Research Highlights presents a summary of the results of the study in relation to online safety, family dynamics, parental concerns and mediation.