Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

ITV Profits Down, Attributed To Call-In Scandals

The call-in scandals that hit a number of British networks, including the BBC and ITV, have taken their toll in terms of profits. ITV reports its approximately two billion pounds in pre-tax profits represent a nearly 35 percent dip compared to what it earned in 2006 (nearly 2.2 billion pounds). Working with Ofcom, ITV continues to probe why viewer call-ins were mishandled. Read more here. Meanwhile, ITV boss Michael Grade addressed the problem and defended his network's record and plans for the future.

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