'Is my nan going to die?': how kids' TV is responding to the coronavirus

UK The Guardian

Shows such as CBBC’s Newsround are trying to alleviate anxieties children have about the pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Children’s TV and radio presenters are finding new ways to stop their audiences feeling stressed, following reports that young children are become increasingly anxious about the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC’s long-running Newsround programme has seen its audience rise substantially for both its three daily broadcasts on the CBBC channel and its dedicated website , with its reporters trying to find ways to provide optimistic takes on …

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