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Ofcom study shows lack of diversity in TV industry

Thursday 14 September 2017 | 18:24 CET | News
UK broadcasters need to improve the diversity of their workforce, with a new study from Ofcom showing that women, ethnic minorities and disabled people are all under-represented in the TV industry. The report focuses on the five main broadcasters - the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Viacom (Channel 5 owner). 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: BBC / Channel 4 / ITV / Sky / Viacom
Countries: United Kingdom
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