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ERIC Number: ED433083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 127
Abstractor: N/A
Proceedings of the World Summit on Television for Children. Final Report. (2nd, London, England, March 9-13, 1998).
Clarke, Genevieve, Ed.
This report summarizes the presentations and events of the Second World Summit on Television for Children, to which over 180 speakers from 50 countries contributed, with additional delegates speaking in conference sessions and social events. The report includes the following sections: (1) production, including presentations on the child audience, family programs, the preschool audience, children's television role in human rights education, teen programs, and television by kids; (2) politics, including sessions on the v-chip in the United States, the political context for children's television, news, schools television, the use of research, boundaries of children's television, and minority-language television; (3) finance, focusing on children's television as a business; (4) new media, including presentations on computers, interactivity, the Internet, globalization, and multimedia bedrooms; and (5) the future, focusing on anticipation of events by the time of the next World Summit in 2001 and summarizing impressions from the current summit. The report also contains summaries of other summit events, including regional forums highlighting activities and problems of developing countries, master classes reflecting the demand for training at every level, and the launch of a 26-country television production initiative, "The Animated Tales of the World." (KB)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Film and Television Foundation, Herts (England).