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'How to keep your kids safe online - from strangers, cyberbullies and harmful content'

The Mirror, 2 November 2018


'Video games are luring 400,000 teenagers into online gambling' (results of Parent Zone's report into skin gambling)

The Daily Telegraph, 28 June 2018


Skin betting: 'Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling'

BBC News, 12 December 2017


Our obsession with mollycoddling children is making them sad and fat

The Sun, 26 October 2017


How parents aren't following their own TV rules - according to kids

Birmingham Mail, 19 October 2017


Facebook and Twitter could face 'online abuse tax'

BBC News, 11 October 2017


Home Secretary Amber Rudd starts UK tour from Poplar to stop teenage radicalisation

The Docklands & East London Advertiser, 2 September 2017

Eastern Eye, 31 August 2017


Sharenting: Is it Right?

Channel 4 News, 11 August 2017


Snapchat fears as experts warn SnapMap feature allows strangers to pinpoint exactly where your kids are 

The Sun, 16 July 2017


'Stalking risk' for children using Snapchat tracker 

The Sunday Times, 16 July 2017


Queen Elizabeth honours Anne-Marie Imafidon, 19 May 2017


When they’re not eating avocado toast, millennials spend five hours a day doing this…

MarketWatch, 18 May 2017


How parents can help a teenager with anxiety or depression

Evening Standard, 09 May 2017


Mental health scheme for pupils is rolled out to schools

Yorkshire Post, 27 March 2017


Amber Rudd meets local children for online safety assembly

Amber Rudd MP, official website


How to avoid the ‘embarrassing parent’ trap in digital world

Irish Times, 14 February 2017


Why parents need to stop moaning about their kids on social media

The Independent, 24 January 2017


Epsom College Digital School of the Year

Epsom Guardian, 23 January 2017


A new report into digital resilience from family internet safety experts Parent Zone asks ‘Is it time to rethink online parental controls?’

The Educator Magazine, 16 January 2017


Should you share photos of your kids on Facebook?

Netdoctor, 6 January 2017


Online safety: Internet ‘not designed for children’

BBC News, 5 January 2017


Keep children safe online this Christmas - Top tips

Department for culture, media and sport, 23 December 2016 


Risks and opportunities for young people online: a teenager’s perspective of the GDPR

LSE Media Policy Project Blog, December 2016


Is parental consent the way forward, or is the GDPR the end of young people’s freedom to roam digitally?

LSE Media Policy Project Blog, December 2016


Top charities and child internet safety experts back The Sun’s Block The Bullying Campaign 

The Sun, 7 December 2016


Dream Kardashian gets her own social media accounts: Is this the future of parenting?

Yahoo! News, 14 November 2016


Change now the only constant

GDN Online, 10 November 2016


Parenting In The Digital Age: Recognising The Difference Between Curiosity & Spying

Parent Herald, 3 November


Parent Zone and Securus join forces to help schools meet KCSIE duties

The Educator, 3 November 2016 


Keeping children safe online: a new responsibility

Pearson Primary Educators, 26 October 2016


Staying safe in the online world 

Rutland and Stamford Mercury, 22 October


18-year-old sues parents for posting baby pictures on Facebook

USA Today, 16 September 2106


A teenager is suing her parents for posting embarrassing childhood pictures to Facebook, 15 September 2016


Parents post 1,500 pictures of children on social media before fifth birthday

The Times, 6 September 2016


Tech-Xit: Looking at what the UK Government has done to shield kids from porn, 5 August 2016


Jailed: man who distributed indecent images of children, 2 August, 2016


It's time we changed the conversation about screen time

Mumsnet, 25 July 2016 


Government must do more to teach children about abuse, says MP
The Guardian, 20 July 2016


Online child abuse parliamentary debate

Hansard, 20 July 2016


Barry school pupils become internet legends thanks to web giants

Barry & District News, 31 May 2016


Children lose interest in tech in late teens, finds survey

We Are The City, 10 May 2016


Experts from Google give web safety masterclass

Pontefract & Castleford Express, 7 May 2016


Online bid to protect youngsters

Express, 3 April 2016


Stressed, depressed, lonely and anxious. Is your teenager OK?

The Times, 19 March 2016

Children turning to internet for help with problems

Daily Mail, 17 March 2016


Children more likely to turn to the internet if they are upset than a friend

Telegraph, 17 March 2016


How to tame your kids' computer habits

BBC News, 25 November 2015


Teenage chat guide helps parents spot online dangers

The Guardian, 6 September 2015


Role-playing with photos of other people's children

BBC News, August 2015


Parents risk child safety by sharing photos

The Times, 27 May 2015


The Children Act has to be brought into the 21st century

The Independent, 8 February 2015


Children and tech: we’re making a mess of it

Huffington Post, 12 December 2014


Take the Jane Austen approach and the online world isn’t so frightening

The Independent on Sunday, 12 October 2014


Online parenting

Huffington Post, 11 August 2013


How would you make the internet safer?

BBC News, 18 June 2013


Radio and TV

Parent Zone experts have appeared on a huge range of programmes in recent months including BBC News at One, BBC Six O'Clock News, BBC Breakfast, Woman's Hour, BBC Radio Scotland, Sky News, Five News, The Victoria Derbyshire Programme and Good Morning Britain. If you would like to contact us for comment, call 020 7686 7225 or email


Paparazzi parents warned of online dangers

Good Morning Britain, 25 May 2015


Parent Zone CEO talks to Nick Robinson on the Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 26 June 2016

Click link below to listen.