The Party Conferences and the APPG

The Party Conferences and the APPG

None of us are professional lobbyists and it’s been ‘interesting’ learning how to navigate around Westminster and the various broadcasting Powers That Be:

“Children’s TV, ah you want Culture Media and Sport” …

…“Oh, Children’s TV: that would be Children, Schools and Families”…

“Oh that would be Education.” …

Is children’s media just a Media Industry Thing? Or an Education Thing?  Or a Biz Thing?  Moshi Monsters has a strong public service ethos at its heart but is raking in huge sums.  As the most powerful communication tool we have, what about children’s media being an Equality Thing?  When she was Minister for Equality, Harriet Harmon, talked about reaching disenfranchised young people.  Even the most disenfranchised have a telly.

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