April 24, 2009

EVENTS / NEWS: Representations of children in news media

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On Wednesday 22 April, a conference was held in London, UK, to discuss the representation of children in the media. ten years on from the Oslo Challenge. This was a collaboration between the Norwegian Government and UNICEF, and included the following challenge to media professionals at all levels and in all media:

to work ethically and professionally to sound media practices and to develop and promote media codes of ethics in order to avoid sensationalism, stereotyping (including by gender) or undervaluing of children and their rights

Read the Oslo Challenge here

The conference was organised by the Institute of Education and the Open University. Read more


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