Journal of Children and Media

(The median citation count of Journal of Children and Media is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Introducing the Social Media Literacy (SMILE) model with the case of the positivity bias on social media47
How educational are “educational” apps for young children? App store content analysis using the Four Pillars of Learning framework39
Social media literacy & adolescent social online behavior in Germany34
In-home video chat for young children and their incarcerated parents27
“Snaps”, “screenshots”, and self-blame: A qualitative study of image-based sexual abuse victimization among adolescent Danish girls21
“Where are you?” An observational exploration of parental technoference in public places in the US and Israel20
Front liners fighting fake news: global perspectives on mobilising young people as media literacy advocates19
Components of digital literacy as predictors of youth civic engagement and the role of social media news attention: the case of Korea18
Who’s modeling STEM for kids? A character analysis of children’s STEM-focused television in the US18
Developing evaluation tools for assessing the educational potential of apps for preschool children in the UK16
Children’s and adolescents’ digital access in Chile: the role of digital access modalities in digital uses and skills13
“It’s really difficult. We’ve only got each other to talk to.” Monitoring, mediation, and good parenting in Australia in the digital age13
A randomized controlled trial of an educational app to improve preschoolers’ emergent literacy skills12
Picture perfect during a pandemic? Body image concerns and depressive symptoms in U.S. adolescent girls during the COVID-19 lockdown11
Online and offline victimisation: a cluster analysis of adolescent victims of bullying and cyber-bullying in Chile11
Teenagers’ reflections on media literacy initiatives at school and everyday media literacy discourses11
“Everything’s technology now”: the role of technology in home- and school-based summer learning activities in Canada11
“Just for fun?”: An exploration of digital games’ potential for eudaimonic media experiences among Flemish adolescents11
Review of feedback in edutainment games for preschoolers in the USA10
Early mobile phone ownership: influencing the wellbeing of girls and boys in Ireland?9
This picture does not portray reality: developing and testing a disclaimer for digitally enhanced pictures on social media appropriate for Austrian tweens and teens9
Kidfluencer exposure, materialism, and U.S. tweens’ purchase of sponsored products8
Media use for children with disabilities in the United States during COVID-198
Parent–child role reversal in ICT domestication: media brokering activities and emotional labours of Chinese “study mothers” in Singapore8
Type of screen time and academic achievement in children from Australia and New Zealand: interactions with socioeconomic status7
Moral clarity decreases as viewer age increases: a content analysis of the moral values and reinforcement cues depicted in popular U.S. children’s television7
Under the influence of (alcohol)influencers? A qualitative study examining Belgian adolescents’ evaluations of alcohol-related Instagram images from influencers7
Sleep deprived but socially connected: balancing the risks and benefits of adolescent screen time during COVID-197
The mediating role of sympathy in the relationship between media violence and Dutch adolescents’ social behaviors6
The location of U.S. Latinidad:Stuck in the Middle, Disney, and the in-between ethnicity6
Making the best of app use: The impact of parent-child co-use of interactive media on children’s learning in the U.S6
Parenting under pressure: stress is associated with mothers’ and fathers’ media parenting practices in Canada6
“Bringing you into the Zoom”: the power of authentic engagement in a time of crisis in the U.S.6
Romanian adolescents, fake news, and the third-person effect: a cross-sectional study6
News videos consumption in an age of new media: a comparison between adolescents and adults6
Digital citizenship under lockdown: promoting the healthy use of technology for adolescents growing-up in Perú during COVID-195
Filters and fillers: Belgian adolescents’ filter use on social media and the acceptance of cosmetic surgery5
My pandemic pedagogy playbook: a glimpse into higher education in the Dutch Zoom-room5
The home literacy and media environment of Saudi toddlers5
Fortnite: a context for child development in the U.S. during COVID-19 (and beyond)5
Is my kid that naive? Parents’ perceptions of their children’s attitudes towards advertising on smartphones in Chile5
“Buy everything”: the model consumer-citizen of Disney’s Zootopia5
Social media use and political cynicism among German youth: the role of information-orientation, exposure to extremist content, and online media literacy5
U.S. parent perspectives on media guidance from pediatric autism professionals5
Narratives of online education in India: issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity4
Does digital media use increase risk of social-emotional delay for Chinese preschoolers?4
Inaccessible media during the COVID-19 crisis intersects with the language deprivation crisis for young deaf children in the U.S.4
Malaysian Parents’ Perception of How Screen Time Affects their Children’s Language4
“Consent Is Sexy”: exploring the portrayal of prosocial sexuality messages in youth-oriented series4
Educational ICT use outside school in the European Union: disparities by social origin, immigrant background, and gender4
Intelligent digital beings as children’s imaginary social companions3
A bifactor model of U.S. parents’ attitudes regarding mediation for the digital age3
Reassessing the risks: an updated content analysis of violence on U.S. children’s primetime television3
Our ‘stay home’ music video: the collision of academic research and family life during COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne, Australia3
“My mom just wants to know where I am”: Estonian pre-teens’ perspectives on intimate surveillance by parents3
Early vocabulary size in Argentinean toddlers: associations with home literacy and screen media exposure3
Assessing the state of media literacy policy in U.S. K-12 schools3
Like post-cataract surgery: what came into focus about children and media research during the pandemic3
The impact of touchscreen interactivity on U.S. toddlers’ selective attention and learning from digital media3
The privilege of childcare: an intersectional analysis of the COVID-19 U.S. childcare crisis and its implications for CAM research3
Relational dimensions in poor children’s decisions to obtain a mobile phone – the case of Singapore2
The crises of 2020: the effects of intersectionality and virality on marginalized youth in the U.S.2
Grandsharenting: How grandparents in Belgium negotiate the sharing of personal information related to their grandchildren and engage in privacy management strategies on facebook2
Sesame Street: Beyond 502
Are caregivers concerned about media violence? A survey of U.S. parents’ beliefs about specific media violence effects2
COVID-19 and children’s screen time in Ceará, Brazil: a repeated cross-sectional survey2
Digital rights in digital exclusion settings: the experiences of institutionalised youth in Portuguese detention centres2
Programming girlhood: digital labor and the twenty-first century girl coder in the United States2
The next time is now! How children and media professionals must respond to Russia’s war in Ukraine2
What do parents really know about their child’s online behaviour? Discrepancies between parents and their children in Israel2
Trans young people and the media: transnormativity, agency, and social change1
Roadblocks and resistance: Digital mediation as a process of calibration among U.S. parents of adolescents1
Conceptualizing U.S. educational television as preparation for future learning1
Parental mediation and problematic media use among U.S. children with disabilities and their non-disabled siblings during the COVID-19 pandemic1
Toddlers and the Telly: A latent profile analysis of children’s television time and content and behavioral outcomes one year later in the U.S.1
Transforming children’s perception of autism through the “superpower” of media representation in the U.S.1
Blurring the boundaries between home and school: how videoconference-based schooling places American education’s cultural values at risk during COVID-191
Connected to devices, disconnected from children: struggles of urban, dual-earning parents in India during COVID-191
The role of digital media in family life during the U.K. lockdown 20201
Princesses and paupers: a content analysis of socioeconomic status in animated Disney films1
Beyond home and school: community-based media and youth voice on pandemic life in the United States1
Psychological, cultural and socio-structural factors associated with digital immersion in Chilean adolescents1
Voices and images of hope: the rebirth of educational television in Ecuador in times of COVID-191
U.S. co-viewing during COVID1
Behind the policy frontline in the Netherlands during the Corona crisis1
Playfully building resilience: Dutch children’s risk-managing tactics in digital risky play1
Free, appropriate, public, and educational? Screen-schooling U.S. children with disabilities during the 2020 pandemic1
Parental cyberbullying through a global lens: children’s digital rights and social media policies1
The collective challenges of color, COVID-19, and their convergence1
There is a difference between being aware and being afraid: journalistic media literacy during the era of COVID-191
No longer invisible, but still mistreated: Trans minors and the Spanish digital press (2006-2020)1
Parents’ understandings of social media algorithms in children’s lives in England: Misunderstandings, parked understandings, transactional understandings and proactive understandings amidst dataficati1
Parenting for a digital future: how hopes and fears about technology shape children’s lives1
Problematic online gaming, subjective health complaints, and depression among adolescent gamers from the United States: the role of console-gaming aggression1
Where do the children play…in a pandemic? Personal observations of U.S. children’s social learning of preventative health through embodied experiences while sheltering-in-place1
Branding, privacy, and identity: growing up in surveillance capitalism1
Representations of migration in U.K. and U.S. children’s picture books in the Trump and Brexit era1
Overcoming pandemic social distancing challenges in research in Portugal and England1
Vocabulary-learning cues used on children’s bilingual programming1
The media education manifesto1
Haptics and hotspots: creating usable and educational apps for children in the Netherlands1
Digitally connected but personally disconnected? Crisis, digital media and the Australian family1
Online digital platform use by adolescents in Kenya1