Free article access: “Children’s Television in Transition”
2 June 2017
Ever wanted to know the strategies of Sesame Street, or the science behind the satisfying nature of toy unboxing videos on YouTube?
In a series of recently released journal articles, you can find the answers you’ve always been burning to know about children and the media.
The journal “Media International Australia” (Sage Publishing) is giving free access to read and download a range of articles from its special issue on “Children’s Television in Transition”. Open access to the site is available until June 10.
Articles particularly pertinent to children’s television include:
- Children’s television in transition: policies, platforms and production, Anna Potter, Jeanette Steemers. First Published March 9, 2017; pp. 6–12
- Industry Commentary for special issue Children’s Television in Transition, Kim Dalton, Jenny Buckland, Michael Carrington, Greg Childs. First Published February 26, 2017; pp. 13–19
- Regulating contemporary children’s television: how digitisation is re-shaping compliance norms and production practices, Anna Potter. First Published February 6, 2017; pp. 20–30
- Provision, protection or participation? Approaches to regulating children’s television in Arab countries, Naomi Sakr. First Published March 9, 2017; pp. 31–41
- International perspectives on the funding of public service media content for children, Jeanette Steemers. First Published March 10, 2017; pp. 42–55
- The future isn’t coming; the future is here: The New Zealand Children’s Screen Trust’s engagement with media policy for children, Ruth Zanker. First Published February 1, 2017; pp. 56–66
- Measurement matters: difficulties in defining and measuring children’s television viewing in a changing media landscape, Sonia Livingstone, Claire Local. First Published March 8, 2017; pp. 67–76
- Toy unboxing: living in a(n unregulated) material world, David Craig, Stuart Cunningham. First Published March 23, 2017; pp. 77–86
- Teachers’ curation of Australian screen content for school-based education, Michael Dezuanni, Stuart Cunningham, Ben Goldsmith, Prue Miles. First Published March 8, 2017; pp. 87–96
- Negotiating ‘non-profit’: the survival strategies of the Sesame Workshop, Helle S Jensen, Katalin Lustyik. First Published March 13, 2017; pp. 97–106
For more general reading about the media industry, the complete collection of freely available articles can be found here.