The International Broadcasting Trust works with the media to ensure that UK audiences remain engaged with global issues.

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WHY CHILDREN’S TV NEEDS THE SUPPORT OF CAMPAIGNERS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   By Lorriann Robinson, IBT advocacy adviser    What children watch on TV has a major impact on their understanding of their world and could affect their future support for, and interest in, international development   The UK is recognised as a global leader in aid and development […]

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Why Children Need To Understand Global Issues

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   For our third article in our The Challenge of Children’s TV blog series, we heard from the Executive Director of Unicef UK, Mike Penrose, about the benefits of children being aware of global issues, the best way to engage them in the wider world and Unicef’s […]

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Kids’ TV: Engaging young people with the wider world

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   For the second article in our The Challenge of Children’s TV blog series, we spoke to Kevin Watkins, CEO of Save The Children, about why it is so important to educate our children about the wider world, how media can engage children in global issues and […]

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5 things you need to know about children’s TV…

THE CHALLENGE OF CHILDREN’S TV – BLOG SERIES   Children’s television is failing. The UK government has recognised a market failure in production of kids’ TV content – an inevitable side effect of a 40% drop in funding over the last decade*. This has led to new initiatives from both Ofcom (the media regulator) and […]

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    • 7
      May

      BRIEFING WITH BBC AFRICA

      There have been big changes at BBC Africa with an expansion of its presence in a number of countries and a move from radio towards TV and digital.

      Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
      Location: Media Café
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    • 30
      May

      BRIEFING ON CHILDREN'S MEDIA

      Following on from the publication of our report on children’s TV we’re bringing together journalists and editors who produce children’s content for TV, digital and print. 

      Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Location: International Broadcasting Trust
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