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ITV: the answer to complaints

Published 9 May 2017

The ITA answers back to critics who say ITV is too violent and commercial

About About Anglia

Published 19 September 2016

In 1975, Anglia takes a peek behind the scenes of their local news magazine

ITV’s regional news u-turn

Published 26 May 2012

BLOG: Remember a few years ago when ITV plc decided that 17 regional news programmes was unsustainable and that to make commercial sense they should only have nine in England and Wales? Well that was in 2009. Now it’s 2012 and it seems ITV have had a change of heart.

Reshuffling the news

Published 13 September 2011

BLOG: It’s been the way it has been for so long that we just accept it. However I can’t be the only one who finds the fact that at 6pm ITV1 shows the national news after the regional news?

The end of the Border line

Published 9 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke reflects on the life and death of Border Television

Living in the past

Published 21 January 2010

‘Set BBC targets to partner its rivals’, says ex-Channel 4 chief From the tone of Andy Duncan’s Oxford Media Convention speech, you get the impression that he thinks that he’s…

No (regional) branding please, we’re ITV1

Published 13 October 2009

ITV faces regional news battle Conveniently forgetting about GMTV (in which ITV have, ahem, a majority shareholding), ITV plc is perhaps unsuccessfully trying to demand that any new regional news…

Point of contention

Published 18 June 2009

Ben Bradshaw tells BBC: to save the licence fee, share it It’s not surprising that the final Digital Britain report has provoked a wide range of reactions, and it was…

For local news, switch to BBC One

Published 28 April 2009

Ofcom head Ed Richards sounds death knell for ITV regional news Yes we know that the media industry is going through hell at the moment – and this is particularly…

Desperate measures

Published 3 November 2008

Lyons may regret speaking out as regional publishers call in lawyers Newspaper Society Press Release Based on a comment made by Sir Michael Lyons that slightly hinted that he might…

London’s news

Published 1 January 2004

No more London News Network.

Federation News

Published 1 May 2002

The problems of ITV1’s local news

First reports

Published 1 January 2002

The new look of BBC local news.

The colour of news

Published 1 December 2001

A new news for London