Report Claims Children’s TV Fails To Properly Represent Minority Characters

Written 1 month ago by Eoin O Donoghue


Children’s television doesn’t reflect the make up of society according to a new study.

The report ‘Is TV Making Your Child Prejudiced?’ claims children’s TV fails to properly represent black, Asian and ethnic minority characters.

It also says kids TV cartoon ‘Paw Patrol’ has poor gender balance while ‘My Little Pony’ is lacking in class distinctions.

Birr Psychotherapist and author Stella O’Malley says it’s a missed opportunity for children to identify with characters: