1.1.2 A moral panic?
The following audio recording explores some of the implications of pervasive digital technology. Mariella Frostrup is joined by a panel of experts and commentators including Professor Tanya Byron, Professor Lydia Plowman, Julie Johnson and Helen King, to discuss raising ‘digital kids’. They ask several important questions, such as:
- Should children under the age of two avoid any contact with technology?
- Should pre-school-age children engage with age-appropriate social networking sites as a form of ‘training’?
- Are there any benefits associated with young children’s early exposure to technology?
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