NEWS

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Norwegian Media Authority publishes survey on fake news

  • Awareness
  • 29/06/2017
  • Norwegian Safer Internet Centre

The June 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin focuses on the highly topical issue of fake news. Here, Tone Haugan-Hepsø and Ida A. Erikstad from the Norwegian Media Authority (national coordinator of Norway's Safer Internet Centre (SIC)) update us on a recent survey on the issue.

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Norwegian resource concerning the youngest children and screen time receives great interest

  • Awareness
  • 30/03/2016
  • Norwegian Safer Internet Centre
The Norwegian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) recently published guidelines and posters containing advice about young children's use of online technology. Health centres for infants, daycare centres and preschools have shown great interest in these guidelines, indicating a great need for knowledge on technology use from an early age.
 
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Do we need «Total Control»? Discussing GPS tracking of kids with parents and in schools

  • Awareness
  • 16/12/2015
  • Norwegian Safer Internet Centre

Many parents engage in surveillance of their kids with GPS and apps, but do parents really need total control on their kids' whereabouts and online activities? This topic receives a lot of discussion and media coverage. The Norwegian Media Authority (NMA) wants parents and children to debate this – both separately and together.

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