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Advertising is like a faulty shower, ITV chairman Archie Norman once said, and the Downton Abbey broadcaster today showed again that is the case.

The business on...Adam Crozier, Chief executive, ITV

The new boy? How's he doing?

It depends on how you look at it. He took up the post in April, and embarked on a speedy strategic review, the results of which were presented last week to a decent reception.

No charge for Coronation Street

Viewers will not be made to pay for Coronation Street as ITV seeks new ways of making money, chief executive Adam Crozier insisted today.

Former FA chief Adam Crozier questions Capello contract

Former Football Association chief executive Adam Crozier today spoke out against the decision to renew Fabio Capello's contract on the eve of this summer's World Cup.

David Prosser: The screams will get louder and louder in the Five horror show

Outlook Well, what did they expect? Judging from the anguished squeals from staff at the television channel Five yesterday, the £20m cost-cutting programme unveiled by their new boss Richard Desmond – 80 job losses and seven board members departing – took them by surprise. It certainly should not have done.

Stephen Glover: Columnists' critics should be named

The internet is supposed to be the great engine of democratic expression. It has broken the old stranglehold of the Press and enables everyone to have a say. Anybody with a view, and the ability to put it into words, can become a blogger, or post comments in response to an article or blog.

David Prosser: Another opportunity to set some limits for the BBC

The BBC's licence payers are again contributing to the cost of building a commercial servicethat threatens the viability of rivals

Editor-At-Large: The C of E will die if it shuts out gays and women

Am I a believer? Yes. Educated at a church school, like half the population, I'm a part-time member of the C of E – turning up to weddings, christenings and funerals, the Christmas carol service, and maybe harvest festival. But our church seems to be turning into a reactionary club I'm not sure I want to be part of, a battle ground where senior clergy behave appallingly to each other, all in the name of religion.

His company failed, his club sank – now Richards has Capello's fate in his hands

For a man whose background was running a humble engineering company in Sheffield that went into receivership, Sir Dave Richards has parlayed his influence to extraordinary heights in English football. He became Sheffield Wednesday chairman in 1990 but quit just before they were relegated 10 years later to become chairman of the Premier League.

Hazlitt is given top advertising job at ITV

The new chief executive of ITV, Adam Crozier, has made his second key appointment, hiring the former chief executive of the radio group GCap.

Union attacks £2.4m payout for Crozier

Adam Crozier, who was appointed ITV's chief executive in April, was paid £2.42m in his final year at Royal Mail, the postal service's annual report revealed yesterday. Mr Crozier pocketed a bonus of £1.5m after hitting performance targets over three years, plus a salary of £633,000, a cash payment of £206,000 in lieu of a pension, and benefits worth £19,000.

Crozier paid £2.4m in final year at Royal Mail

The former chief executive of Royal Mail was paid almost £2.5 million in his final year at the postal group, it was revealed today.

Royal Mail confirms Greene will be CEO

The postal operator Royal Mail yesterday confirmed it had hired Moya Greene, the head of Canada Post, as its first female chief executive. Ms Greene will take up the role at the beginning of July, and replaces Adam Crozier, who jumped ship to become the chief executive of ITV before Easter.

Howell joins old guard exodus from ITV

One of ITV's most senior executives quit yesterday, saying he was unwilling to commit for five years, as the new chairman and chief executive continue to reshape the broadcaster.

Royal Mail closes in on Canada Post boss

Royal Mail is poised to appoint its first female chief executive within days. The state-owned company is said to be in advanced talks with the chief executive of Canada Post, Moya Greene, after Adam Crozier, Royal Mail's former boss, left to join ITV last month.

Royal Mail set to appoint first female chief

The head of Canada Post is in talks to become the next chief executive of the Royal Mail, it was learned today.

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