Children's Media Foundation
Consultant and Digital Representative, Children's Media Foundation
John Kent is an award-winning digital exec and strategist who has been working at the forefront of digital innovation for more than 20 years. As a former Exec at the BBC and Head of Digital at Kids Industries, he’s led the successful digital transformation of some of the biggest brands in kids – including CBeebies, Peppa and the Al Jazeera’s children’s channels. More recently he’s been working as a consultant, helping brands and blue chip businesses use digital to better connect with audiences through digital engagement. John is a regular contributor to CMC, and an active member of the Children’s Media Foundation where he leads on digital policy and tech matters relating to children.
Resetting the Moral Compass
In light of the White Paper on “online harms” are we finally resetting the dials on the internet to make it truly friendly for children and families. With online platforms more and more under scrutiny, activists for digital rights consider the effectiveness of the White Paper and the public support for change.