The number of media users who avoid the news had been growing steadily over the past year. However, news avoidance became an increasingly important topic during the pandemic, as more and more people had started ‘coronablocking’. Here’s what children and young people say about blocking news related to COVID-19 and what we can learn from it.
Diana Poudel is a media and digital literacies teacher in Estonia. Over the past decade, she has toured the schools to listen to parents, teachers, and kids talk about what puzzles or bothers them in online settings and developed an educational game to combat these online issues.
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Our team at University of Tartu is releasing regular blog postings and short reports on the key topics in research of children’s and young people’s online experiences and is now inviting guest authors. Are your writing the next CO:RE short report?
Resilience has become somewhat of a buzzword in a variety of contexts – from materials to minds. While personal resilience refers to the capacity to maintain or regain psychological wellbeing in the face of challenges, …
Our team in work package 4 (University of Tartu) is releasing regular blog postings on the key themes and hot topics in the research of children’s and young people’s online experiences. Give the first one a read now!