The News media category includes web resources containing public news content generated by media or online platforms with user-generated content:
- The official media.
- News clipping services quoting official sources.
- News aggregators collecting news from various official and unofficial sources.
- Social news web sites publishing user-generated content.
Pros: News portals frequently include articles containing violence, as well as hate and abuse in the comment sections.
Cons: Blocking this category may result in lack of information or unavailability of materials useful for education and awareness.
Recommendations: While you can block this category, you can provide unrestricted access to certain web sites, such as sports news, in case your child is interested in sports, or news sites publishing content that you are sure is appropriate for your child.
The whitelist can be customized in the full version of the product.