ITV and Channel 5 Licences

Ritchie Cogan
Ritchie Cogan 20th August 2013


The licences for ITV and Channel 5 have been renewed by the Government for a 10 year period with a statutory obligation placed on them to broadcast national and international news and current affairs in peak time. This is excellent news for the future of public service broadcasting. IBT has been vocal in arguing for such an obligation, and in making the case for the importance of current affairs. Earlier this year we published our report

An Uncertain Future: The threat to current affairs

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