Helle Strandgaard Jensen

Helle Strandgaard Jensen has recently finished her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. In her thesis she analyses changing notions of (in)appropriate media for children in Scandinavia in the latter part of the twentieth century. She has contributed to "A European Telelvision History" (Blackwell 2008) and "Situating Child Consumption" (Nordic Academic Press 2012). Recent articles include "Why Batman was Bad" (Barn 2010:3) , "Beyond 'Media Panics': Reconceptualising public debates about children and media", with David Buckingham (Journal of Children and Media 2012:4) and "TV as Children’s Spokesman: Conflicting notions of Children and Childhood in Danish Children’s Television around 1968" (Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 2013:1). She received the best paper price at the international Child and Teen Consumption conference in Milan, 2012. Dr. Jensen is currently employed as a research assistant for the PLACIM research network at Maastricht University. 

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