'It is wrong to suggest that a qualified journalist should be barred from reporting on a particular story or present on a specific day because of their faith,' says Channel 4
Channel 4 were given two months to put together a team that could restore interest in Formula 1. So far, the signs are good, but with exclusive pay-per-view rights on the horizon, what are the terrestrial broadcasters doing to leave F1 in better state than when they received it?
If the broadcaster is to be part-privatised, will it lose its edge? Mike Bolland, the channel’s first youth controller, recalls how an ‘alternative’ public remit led to blowjobs at teatime, ‘fuck’ counts, sacrilegious cigar commercials and scandal-hit ministers (nearly) unmasked: no wonder Mary Whitehouse wasn’t a fan
With the future of the BBC in the spotlight, we should not forget that the Government also intends to privatise its younger rival. But such a move would jeopardise a truly uniquely British thing: a hodge-podge that works
- Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion
Sunday 24, BBC Two, 9pm;
Monday 25 - Friday 29, Channel4, 10pm
'Can someone go and interrupt Crick at the back there,' instructs Mr Johnson
This week's ICM survey for Channel 4 polled Muslims who live in areas where they make up at least 20% of the population
The survey is one of the most in-depth studies of British Muslim sentiment
Lord Grade was CEO of Channel 4 for ten years until 1997 and has said it could become a 'media powerhouse' in private hands
Also including Mark Webber, Susie Wolff, Alain Prost, Bruno Senna and Alex Zanardi
The show is said to be ending its six-year run in a bid to save money
From private bedrooms complete with lube and condoms to sex swings and 'glory holes'
"This might look like a lot of new shows, it is a small amount in comparison to the number of projects we have on the go"
Bazalgette replaces Archie Norman, the former Asda boss who has overseen the turnaround of ITV’s financial fortunes
BBC3’s move to a digital future comes as broadcasters fight to win the youth audience
Cinema audiences for foreign-language movies are collapsing