About media literacy

Information about Ofcom’s media literacy activities - what it is, why we do it and what we do.

This page contains our main research publications relating to the area of media literacy. If you cannot find the research you require, please search our research and data publications.

Adults' Media Lives

A study which follows the same 19 individuals over time, and reports annually on their media habits and attitudes.

Internet use and attitudes bulletin

Research on the use of, and attitudes to, the internet across a variety of sub-groups within the UK adult population.

Adults' media use and attitudes

Research that looks at media use, attitudes and understanding, and how these change over time, with a particular focus on those groups that tend not to participate digitally.

Children and parents: media use and attitudes Nov-15

Evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among children and young people aged 5-15, and information about the media access and use of young children aged 3-4.