2022 Play across worlds: Minecraft and the Metaverse. Invited article for the UK Children’s Media Foundation Media Yearbook (read widely within children’s media production and policy circles).

 

2022 ABC Radio Western Australia, Drive Show – interviewed about the CAIDE seed funded ‘Tracking Kids’ project. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/drive/tracking-apps-teenagers-ethics/13811624

 

2022 Datafying the family home: Notes on Barassi’s ‘Child Data Citizen’ Blog post for project website: Materialising Data. https://materialising-data.org/2022/03/17/datafying-the-family-home-notes-on-barassis-child-data-citizen/

 

2021 Free play in Minecraft: What does it look like? Blog for Digital Futures Commission, 5 Rights Foundation https://digitalfuturescommission.org.uk/blog/free-play-in-minecraft-what-does-it-look-like/

 

2021 Sure, video games want to get you hooked on spending. But there’s no evidence they can manipulate you. The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/sure-video-games-want-to-get-you-hooked-on-spending-but-theres-no-evidence-they-can-manipulate-you-160182­

 

2021 Why is kids’ video game Roblox worth $38 billion and what do parents need to know? The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/why-is-kids-video-game-roblox-worth-38-billion-and-what-do-parents-need-to-know-157133

 

2020 Child’s play in the time of COVID: Screen games are still ‘real’ play. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/childs-play-in-the-time-of-covid-screen-games-are-still-real-play-145382

 

2019 A happy medium? Why screens are not all bad. Interviewed for this article in The Sydney Morning Herald. https://www.smh.com.au/national/a-happy-medium-why-screens-are-not-all-bad-20190301-p51197.html

 

2018 What are kids getting out of playing Minecraft? Pursuit. https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/what-are-kids-getting-out-of-playing-minecraft

 

2018 Advising on screen time in Australia: Is the evidence up to the task? LSE Parenting for a Digital Future Blog http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/parenting4digitalfuture/2018/04/18/advising-on-screen-time-in-australia/

 

2018 Minecraft teaches kids about tech, but there’s a gender imbalance at play. The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/minecraft-teaches-kids-about-tech-but-theres-a-gender-imbalance-at-play-89496

 

2018 Interview with Loren Smith: The Little-Known Benefits of Minecraft. Education Review. https://www.educationreview.com.au/2018/02/the-little-known-benefits-of-minecraft/

 

2018 Interview with Patricia Kervales, Radio National Drive  http://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pgdVYNaZ47?play=true

2018 Interview with Radio 2SER, Sydney http://2ser.com/gender-imbalance-minecraft-jane-mavoa/
 

2018 Interview with Helen Vnuk, Mamamia https://www.mamamia.com.au/is-minecraft-safe-for-kids-to-play/?utm_campaign=Mamamia&utm_source=SocialFlow&utm_medium=Facebook