Tag: privatisation

Channel 4 privatisation has ‘nothing to do with Brexit’ – POLL

Channel 4 privatisation has ‘nothing to do with Brexit’ – POLL

Senior Tory MP Julian Knight said Channel 4 had the potential to compete with US media giants but the Government had decided to sell off broadcaste [...]
POLL: Do you think privatisation of Channel 4 is Government’s 'revenge' for Brexit?

POLL: Do you think privatisation of Channel 4 is Government’s 'revenge' for Brexit?

Julian Knight, chair of the influential Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, said Channel 4 had the potential to thrive and compete [...]
Outlander's Sam Heughan brands news of Channel 4 privatisation 'depressing'

Outlander's Sam Heughan brands news of Channel 4 privatisation 'depressing'

Heughan made his Channel 4 debut in 2010, when he starred as Lieutenant McStay for an episode in ‘Any Human Heart’.He also recently landed a huge r [...]
'Absolute baloney' Dan Wootton blasts criticism of Channel 4 privatisation plan

'Absolute baloney' Dan Wootton blasts criticism of Channel 4 privatisation plan

A statement released by Channel 4 said it was "disappointing" the announcement was made "without formally recognising the significant public intere [...]
'We are sunk' Ex-Bake Off star Sue Perkins blasts government over Channel 4 privatisation

'We are sunk' Ex-Bake Off star Sue Perkins blasts government over Channel 4 privatisation

The move risks the channel falling into the hands of streaming platforms such as Netflix or Amazon Prime.The new flagship Media Bill, set to be dis [...]
'Didn't stick to its remit!' Founding journalist slams woke Channel 4 before privatisation

'Didn't stick to its remit!' Founding journalist slams woke Channel 4 before privatisation

Michael Crick suggested that the channel should have spent more time "giving space to a range of alternative views, Left & Right", noting that [...]
BBC licence fee warning: C4 privatisation could be 'first step' to axing hated TV levy

BBC licence fee warning: C4 privatisation could be 'first step' to axing hated TV levy

The Government is pushing ahead with plans to privatise Channel 4. Mark Littlewood, director general at free market think tank the Institute of Eco [...]
Channel 4 sale tipped to raise £1BN in biggest privatisation since Royal Mail

Channel 4 sale tipped to raise £1BN in biggest privatisation since Royal Mail

In a controversial move, the Government has pushed ahead with the privatisation of the channel despite the broadcaster urging to keep it under publ [...]
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