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Safeguarding Podcast – Online Media Law

We are all journalists now…Dr Holly Powell-Jones takes us through the interpretive nature of UK law as it pertains to children online, the social and …

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Safeguarding Podcast – Blinded by the Light

In this podcast recorded at the House of Lords we talk with John Carr OBE about digital gangsters, age verification, legislation & regulation and of …

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Safeguarding podcast – Vulnerable Children in a Digital World

In this edition of the SafeToNet Foundation’s Safeguarding podcast, we interview award-winning author and researcher Adrienne Katz about her recent report focussing on the issues …

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Safeguarding podcast – interview with Susie Hargreaves CEO IWF

In this edition of the SafeToNet Foundation Safeguarding Podcast, we interview Susie Hargreaves, CEO of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) about the work they do …

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Digital Responsibility

The fallout from online abuse can be devastating, leading even to suicide. Cyberbullying is a recent phenomenon, related mostly to the use and misuse of …

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A youthful folly

I recently attended an event hosted by the Anti-Bullying Alliance in the Speaker’s House, House of Commons Westminster and thanks to Martha Evans of the …

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Sharon Pursey speaking at Anti-Bullying Alliance’s parliamentary event

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Bully beef

In 2009, Her Majesty’s Government decided to end the traditional use of bully beef in ration packs, especially in high temperature hostile zones. Bully beef …

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Blocking isn’t the solution

Changing attitudes to communications technology: 1876 “An amazing invention but who would ever want to use one?”– US President Rutherford B. Hayes, referring to the …

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Putting it all into context

Contextual Safeguarding was developed at the University of Bedfordshire out of Dr Carlene Firmin’s research, working alongside practitioners and agencies and has been incorporated into …

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