What Do We Tell the Children?

Thursday 7th July 2016, 2:00pm - 3:00pm BST

Showroom Cinema 4

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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.