Brown bag co-founder bemoans lack of home-produced content
RTÉjr gives children an English or American accent, says Gaffney
Irish children are growing up with foreign accents due to RTÉ’s lack of investment in children’s programming, Cathal Gaffney, the co-founder of animation studio Brown Bag, has said.
“The challenge I have is that 25 per cent of the population of Ireland are under the age of 16 and 5 per cent of RTÉ’s budget is spent on children’s programming,” Gaffney told The Sunday Business Post’s Media Matters podcast....
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