Professor Sonia Livingstone

Sonia is a Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, UK. Her research asks why and how the changing conditions of mediation are reshaping everyday practices and possibilities for action, identity and communication rights. Her empirical work examines the opportunities and risks afforded by digital and online technologies, including for children and young people at home and school, for developments in media and digital literacies, and for audiences, publics and the public sphere more generally, with a recent focus on children’s rights in the digital age. Sonia is author or editor of nineteen books and many journal articles. In 2014, she was awarded the title of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 'for services to children and child internet safety.'

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