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Editor, BBC Newsround
CBBC Newsround is the UK’s only digital and TV news service for children. Lewis James has been Editor of Newsround since 2014. Prior to Newsround, Lewis worked in journalism across the BBC and has always been interested in reporting on the lives of children, including an award winning series for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on the impact on children of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Central Africa.
What Do We Tell the Children?
When reporting ‘bad news’ to children under 12, what’s the best way to approach it? Following the Paris attacks in November 2015, mainstream media was full of articles giving advice on how to talk to children about the atrocities. Journalists from the BBC, P'tit Libe in France, the Guardian and ITN discuss the question many people are asking: how to break difficult news to children. Video: Podcast:
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