Media policy explained for the under-6s

CBeebies, the BBC’s preschool channel, has now completed its switch from BBC Television Centre, London to Media City, Salford. There’s probably more interest in the moves of things such as BBC Breakfast (also to Salford) and Question Time (to Glasgow) but I think there’s something quite fascinating about the Cbeebies move, because my two year old son has just witnessed… Continue reading Media policy explained for the under-6s

A beginner’s guide to: Zingzillas. AKA “Lost for Toddlers” #altbeebies

At first I found Zingzillas unnerving for no discernible reason, then my other half cracked the key problem: it’s  a programme where people have dressed up as monkeys who then dress up as people. That’s unsettling. Beyond that presentational issue, what else is going on? The show is about music, and it does a pretty good job… Continue reading A beginner’s guide to: Zingzillas. AKA “Lost for Toddlers” #altbeebies