The state of affairs

Watson, Poz
August 2006
Televisual;Aug2006, p24
The article discusses the status of current affairs programming in Great Britain. According to Chris Shaw, Five's senior controller of news and current affairs, current affairs programming is protected by regulation, by the desire for charter removal and by public support. According to the Office of Communications' research, the ratings of current affairs programs on BBC1, ITV1 and all the public service broadcasters have risen steadily.


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