“It is no accident that Media Smart and Ofcom are roughly the same age. We are joined together in this task of bringing media literacy to audiences and we hugely value and support the practical work that Media Smart is doing”
Tim Suter, Partner, Content and Standards, Ofcom, 7 February 2006

Expert Group

Media Smart’s Expert Group includes leading academic and educationalist experts on media literacy and government officials. Ofcom, the UK media regulator, also sits on the Expert Group.

Its role is to;

  • Identify core media literacy and advertising literacy skills
  • Set learning objectives for our teaching materials
  • Draft our teaching materials and review and approve them throughout the development process

Media Smart Expert Group members


David Buckingham

Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media, Institute of Education

Rebekah Willett

Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media, Institute of Education

Paul Jackson

Media Smart’s Chairman

Simon White

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Jenny Grahame

English and Media Centre

Matteo Zacchetti

European Commission

Richard Cornish

Hasbro

Laura Simons

Independent consumer affairs advisor

Robin Blake

Ofcom

 
 
MEDIASMART UK 2008