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Australian Council on Children and the Media presents
 
 
Dr Susan Linn: The Hostile takeover of childhood - protecting children from hidden online marketing
 
A great opportunity for parents and teachers to engage with a leading expert on the commercialisation of childhood
 
Tuesday 7th May, 2019
7:15pm - 8:45pm
 
FREE event (must register)
 
Description

One of the most pervasive and troubling problems associated with children’s screen time is that most of the platforms and media aimed at kids are rife with overt and covert advertising. In this sebinar, Dr. Susan Linn, founder of the Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood and author of Consuming Kids will talk about how apps, games and digital devices benefit marketers at the expense of children.

In addition, Susan will discuss:

- The ways that children are developmentally vulnerable to advertising

- The sophisticated data collection and marketing techniques corporations routinely use to target kids on digital devices

- Why children need us to create better policies to protect them from corporate marketing

- Practical steps families can take to limit the harmful effects of commercialism on their children

 

 
 
 
 
 
Venue

Concordia College Chapel
24 Winchester St
Highgate
Adelaide, SA 5063

 

This event is proudly supported by MGM Wireless and Concordia College

 

 

 

Contact Details:

events@childrenandmedia.org.au

08 8376 2111

 

More information can be found at:

www.childrenandmedia.org.au/events/accm-seminars

 

 

 
 
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