Ageing and Media

Morecambe Bay Sunset
Morecambe Bay Sunset

Director Kim Sawchuk

Ageing and Media (ACT) is a research project that addresses the transformation of the experiences of ageing with the proliferation of new forms of mediated communications in networked societies. We consider how ‘digital ageism’ – the individual and systemic biases that create forms of inclusion and exclusion that are age-related – operates in subtle ways Through our work we are creating intergenerational connections, rethinking new media from the perspective of old age and confronting digital ageism.

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