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A thousand channels and nothing to watch

I was sitting on the A train in NYC last week. As usual, it's a wonderful place to closely observe people's interactions without being noticed. A 10 year old boy was intently scrolling on a phone. His mother sat beside him, watching. I was on the other side of him. It became clear that he ...

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Real Kids want Real News – for and by them!

For example, Hilde Kate Lisiak, from Selinsgrove, PA., in the grand tradition of Harriet the Spy, takes her reporting duties very seriously. She doesn't understand why people say she couldn't really be interested in being a working journalist because she's just a Kid, and I'm on her side all the way!    Kids know we adults ...

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To Be Real

The richly deserved heaps of accolades festooning Mr. Rogers Neighborhood usually highlights the wonderful work with puppets and make-believe. There's an aspect of the program's design that is firmly, essentially rooted in reality, children's realities. The documentary segments produced for them, through the Neighborhood characters such as all the music segments through Joe Negri's Music ...

Real Kids want Real News – for and by them!

For example, Hilde Kate Lisiak, from Selinsgrove, PA., in the grand tradition of Harriet the Spy, takes her reporting duties very seriously. She doesn't understand why people say she couldn't really be interested in being a working journalist because she's just a Kid, and I'm on her side all the way!   Reports show...   News and ...