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Sophie Gindensperger is a French freelance journalist. After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme in Lille, she joined the newsroom of Arret sur Images. She then went to work for Liberation, where she was first editor of the blog platform and then a radio and TV critic. She became a social media editor and created Le P’tit Libé, a web and print edition for children. She writes about comics, web culture and television. She’s now working on developing her skills in graphic design and illustration.
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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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