A Clearer View of the World through Reflective Media

On August 26th, the Children’s Media Association partnered with Common Sense Media to host a conversation on how kids can find content that reflects their own stories. Betsy Bozdech (Common Sense Media) moderated the passionate group of experts that included Kim Berglund (Disney Jr.), Steven Wolf Pereira (Encantos), and Kevin Clark (George Mason University). Each … Continue reading A Clearer View of the World through Reflective Media

Belief in Our Content: A Path Through YouTube Kids

On July 29th, the Children’s Media Association hosted a packed conversation on how creators can best take advantage of YouTube Kids. Creators such as Lauren Glaubach (YouTube Kids), Meredith Halpern-Ranzer (Tinkercast), and Lucas Field (Giraffe’s Mini-Musical) - plus his buddy Koala - shared their thoughts on the subject. Kristen McGregor acted as the energetic moderator … Continue reading Belief in Our Content: A Path Through YouTube Kids

Through the Screen: A Cozy Talk on Interactive Media

On August 4th, CMA hosted Danny LaBrecque of Danny Joe’s TreeHouse for a run through of interactive methods of media in an exceptionally cozy video event. Given his background in early childhood development, LaBrecque spoke on the subconscious process that children go through to process events and how beneficial interactive methods can be in supporting … Continue reading Through the Screen: A Cozy Talk on Interactive Media

Black Lives Matter

Taking Action in the Children's Media Industry BLACK LIVES MATTER Black stories matter. Black characters matter. Black voices matter. Black writers, creators, producers, educators, artists, and executives matter. Black children matter. As thinkers, makers, and distributors of kids’ content, we influence the lives of children and families. That position of influence carries an enormous responsibility. … Continue reading Black Lives Matter