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Our Children’s Future: Does Public Service Media Matter?

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Education And The Role Of Public Service Media

When I joined Channel 4 in 1992 as Deputy Commissioning Editor, Schools, it had recently taken over responsibility for schools broadcasting from ITV.  My colleague and friend Paul Ashton was Commissioning Editor.  Over the next eleven years we commissioned television programmes for schools, to be used in classrooms under the guidance of teachers.  We commissioned […]

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Our Children’s Future

There are always more urgent issues demanding the attention of ministers and MPs than there is the time in the day or the space on the legislative timetable that is needed, perhaps never more so than now. And in these times, it can be difficult to make an argument for the arts sector as a […]

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Time For Another Revolution?

It feels odd, having created ‘Grange Hill’, and watched it run for 35 years, that there appears a need to even ask if children’s media content is worth preserving. Is that not a question containing its own answer, illustrated by our rich heritage of output? A heritage that stretches back to BBC Radio’s ‘Listen With […]

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