What is it about?

The study deals with the representation of means of information, communication, and technology in television programs for children from birth to age 6. The research is based on the approach that television is a socializing agent for children, from which they learn about their world. The findings reveal modes of representation that encourage children to use technology independently, even if it is not suitable for their age and the reality of their daily lives.

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Why is it important?

The study examines for the first time the representation of technological means in television programs for children. With the help of this preliminary examination, it is possible to understand how programs teach children to perceive, understand and use technological means.

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This page is a summary of: Representations of ICT use in young children’s television content broadcast in Israel, New Media & Society, December 2022, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/14614448221142822.
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