Childhood and the Media: images, rights and
Friday 20th April 2012 - Michael Tippett Centre,
Bath Spa University.
This conference is a great opportunity for all those working
with children and young people. The image of young people and
how they are portrayed has direct impact on helping them and
protecting them. Too often their portrayal is full of negativity.
This needs to be scrutinised and their achievements celebrated much
The conference will explore various aspects surrounding
children's representation and rights as well as the media's
responsibilities and regulations. The speakers and presenters that
have been assembled represent a depth of experience and range of
disciplines and should make this a memorable day.
Sue Steel, co-ordinator of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, will be
taking part in a panel discussion on protecting young people in the
For more information about the event, and to book you place,