CyberSafety Conference 2005: Interview With Professor Sonia Livingstone


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09 September 2005


Professor Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics and Political Science)


Interview With Professor Sonia Livingstone at the Cybersafety Conference 2005


Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Social Psychology and a member of the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has published widely on the subject of media audiences. Her recent work concerns children, young people and the internet, as part of a broader interest in the domestic, familial and educational contexts of new media access and use.

Books include Making Sense of Television (2nd edition, Routledge, 1998), Mass Consumption and Personal Identity (with Peter Lunt; Open University Press, 1992), Talk on Television (with Peter Lunt; Routledge, 1994), Children and Their Changing Media Environment (edited with Moira Bovill, Erlbaum, 2001), Young People and New Media (Sage, 2002), Audiences and Publics (edited, Intellect, 2005) and, her current project, Children and the Internet (Polity, for 2006).

Sonia Livingstone has been visiting professor at the Universities of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Bergen and Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is on the editorial board of several leading journals in the field, including New Media and Society, The Communication Review, Journal of Communication, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media and the European Journal of Communication. She is Non-Industry Vice Chair of the Internet Watch Foundation.




cybersafety, safety, internet, software, cyber, security, rules, surfing, networking, cyber-rights, browsing, responsibilities, child, children, kid, online awareness, online safety


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