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Kiwi Kids’ TV More American Than US


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Kiwi kids bombarded with overseas television programmes watch more United States-made content than their American counterparts. And rather than moving away from such programmes, exposure to American children’s shows is increasing, says a visiting academic. The statistics have led to a call for a publicly funded, free-to-air children’s channel, as well as warnings of “far reaching

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Interview: Anna Home, Chair CMF (UK)


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Anna Home has had a long and distinguished career in children’s television starting in 1964. She worked as a researcher, then Director, Producer and Executive Producer, latterly specialising in Children’s Drama. She started ‘Grange Hill’, the controversial school series which had a 25-year run. She was Head of Children’s Television at the BBC for over

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