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Kids TV: let them watch foreign crap?

Beckett, Charlie (2007) Kids TV: let them watch foreign crap? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (03 Oct 2007). Blog.

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Abstract

British TV regulator Ofcom reports today that children’s TV in the UK is booming. There is more programming available for children than ever before thanks to digital channels like Nickelodeon. Unfortunately, Ofcom points out that the vast majority of it is imported cartoons. Production of children’s TV in the UK is declining. Those manga-style orgies of violence and fantasywhich are taking over the world are not exactly on an educational level with Sesame Street, indeed, they make the Tellytubbies look positively Shakespearian. But what to do?

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2007 The Author(s)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 13:14
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 13:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78700

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