This page is regularly updated with important divisional news for CAM members. Be sure to check back often, and consider joining our Facebook group or follow along on Twitter (@icacamdivision | #ica_cam) to stay abreast of the latest CAM developments! Please note, to keep this page user-friendly, only the most recent year of news is maintained on this page.
CAMmers in the news
20 April 2020
Several members of the Children, Adolescents, and Media Division have been sharing their knowledge about COVID-19 in the press, covering questions such as how media can help children during the current crisis, how to talk with children about COVID-19, and whether the pandemic will uncover students’ digital inequality.
The list below is ongoing. You can contribute news stories in which CAM members have been part of for COVID-19 by completing the Google doc.
- Dafna Lemish – TV, video games and other media could actually help your children while we’re all staying at home
- Vikki Katz & Amy Jordan – Will the coronavirus pandemic uncover our students’ digital inequality?
- Andrew Yee & Sun Sun Lim – Stuck at home due to Covid-19, should parents cut some slack on kids’ screen time?
- Sun Sun Lim – The joys and frustrations of home-based learning
- Sonia Livingstone – Coronavirus and #fakenews: what should families do?
- Patti Valkenburg – Hoe je met je kinderen over het coronavirus praat (in Dutch) How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus (English summary)
- Alexis Lauricella – Time to ditch the term ‘screen time?’
Congratulations 2020 ICA-CAM Award Winners!
5 March 2020
The Children, Adolescents, and Media Division is very thrilled to congratulate the 2020 ICA-CAM Award Winners. The awards recognize some of the best scholarship and service contributions from its members.
Learn more about this year’s recipients of the top paper awards, the best published article, top dissertation, and top reviewer award.
ICA-CAM TOP REVIEWER AWARD
ICA-CAM TOP STUDENT PAPER AWARD
Daniëlle Bleize, Doeschka Anschütz, Martin Tanis, & Moniek Buijzen
The effects of group centrality and out-group accountability on conformity to cyber aggression: A messaging app experiment
ICA-CAM TOP PAPER AWARD
James Alex Bonus & Judy Watts
“You can[‘t] catch the sun in a net!”: Children’s misinterpretation of educational science television
ICA-CAM TOP DISSERTATION AWARD
Adolescents’ interactions with targeted advertising on social networking sites
ICA-CAM BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWARD
Karin Fikkers, Jessica Piotrowski, & Patti Valkenburg
Child’s play? Assessing the bidirectional longitudinal relationship between gaming and intelligence in early childhood
Congratulations to all!
Election Results Are In!
17 October 2019
ICA election results are in. CAM is thrilled to welcome three new officers to join its ranks. Congratulations to James Alex Bonus (The Ohio State University), elected to the position of ICA-CAM secretary, Sarah Pila (Northwestern University), elected to the position of ICA-CAM student and early career representative, and Cecilia Zhou (University of Massachusetts Amherst), elected to the position of ICA-CAM International Liaison. They will begin their terms at the close of the ICA meeting in Gold Coast, Australia.
For a complete list of results, please visit the ICA Election page.
Nancy Jennings takes over as new CAM chair
25 May 2019
Nancy Jennings took over the post as the Chair of the ICA-CAM division at the close of the ICA-CAM Business Meeting at the ICA Conference in Washington, DC. She took over the torch from Jessica Piotrowski, who will officially retire as CAM officer. At the same time, Nicole Martins joined the officers team as new Vice-Chair.
For more information about CAM’s officers, please visit the Officers page.