Channel 4

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Britain’s broadcast media is too valuable to be the toy of politicians and moguls | Will Hutton
Rupert Murdoch launches a new channel, C4 is threatened and notions of impartiality seem up for grabs. Are we seeing a challenge to the old order?

Will Hutton

19, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Don’t let Channel 4 fall into private hands | Letter
Letter: Oliver B Steward argues against government proposals to privatise the television channel

Letters

17, Sep, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Oliver Dowden restates his claim Channel 4 would benefit from privatisation
Culture secretary to give speech that will signal government’s intention to push ahead with plan

Jim Waterson Media editor

14, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Channel 4 privatisation ‘could shut up to 60 production companies’
As public consultation closes, analysts say a sale would undermine UK’s ‘levelling up’ agenda

Mark Sweney Media business correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @12:12 PM

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Emma Raducanu’s US Open win serves up audience of 9.2m for C4
Broadcaster enjoys strong viewing figures after last-minute deal with Amazon to allow UK viewers to watch final for free

Jim Waterson Media editor

12, Sep, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Channel 4 buys rights to Emma Raducanu’s US Open final
The state-owned broadcaster stepped in to serve up a deal that allowed UK viewers to watch the British tennis star for free

Vanessa Thorpe

12, Sep, 2021 @5:35 AM

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From The Big Breakfast to Gogglebox: Channel 4’s Black to Front day, reviewed in full
AJ Odudu and Mo Gilligan revived the morning show, Trevor McDonald took over Countdown and Celebrity Gogglebox had an all-black cast – but was Channel 4’s diversity initiative a success? Our writers decide

Gregory Robinson, Hibaq Farah, Kemi Alemoru, Danielle Koku, Josh Lee and Alex Mistlin

11, Sep, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Emma Raducanu’s US Open final to be shown free-to-air in UK on Channel 4
Channel 4 have struck a late deal with Amazon Prime to show Emma Raducanu’s US Open final against Leylah Fernandez live on free-to-air terrestrial TV in the UK

Clea Skopeliti

11, Sep, 2021 @8:21 AM

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UK broadcasters cut spending on British shows to lowest point in decade
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 slashed spending last year on UK programming as pandemic hit

Mark Sweney Media business correspondent

08, Sep, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Channel 4 opens new HQ in Leeds as it fights against privatisation
Bosses hope move away from London will soften government attempts to sell off broadcaster

Helen Pidd North of England editor

05, Sep, 2021 @1:47 PM

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Ofcom accused of institutional racism over Dispatches Traveller episode
Regulator cleared Channel 4 documentary The Truth About Traveller Crime after thousands of complaints

Matthew Weaver

01, Sep, 2021 @6:48 PM

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From Naked Attraction to Lynx: the adverts banned for being too creepy
A Channel 4 campaign has fallen foul of non-consensually sexualising bus passengers. Then again – from phones to vape pens – the ad industry has form when it comes to sexualising everything

Stuart Heritage

01, Sep, 2021 @10:49 AM

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