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Independent Television News

Bong. Or not, as the case may be. (For non-UK readers: ITN's moving the Channel 3 News at 10 to 9 - in the interest of ratings for the following movie slot - became the major item of political debate for a week or two. The show famously started with the bongs of the Big Ben clock. Not what you were thinking.)

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What does Independent Television News do?

Follow the link below to see the publications, radio and TV channels and major websites that Independent Television News runs directly.

* Independent Television News titles, channels, etc

Independent Television News website

What does Independent Television News have to say for itself? Visit its corporate website - the one with real information for money people, not the one for punters - linked below.

* ITN corporate information (scanty)

Who owns Independent Television News?
What else does it have a stake in?

Below is information gathered up to 2014-08-19 on shareholdings in and by this media owner.

Known media shareholdings - click ? to email the informant
2003_01: _Assoc held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 2
2003_01: _Carlton held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 3
2003_01: _Granada held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 4
2003_01: _Reuter held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 5
2003_01: _UM held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 6

More on this owner
(from journalists' points of view)

These are selected pieces about this media owner. At present most come from the NUJ's London Freelance Branch newsletter the Freelance, because it already has an extensive online archive.

Year_mo Title Source
2012_04 Judicial Rewiew for Jason (and the BBC and ITN and...) [Freelance]
2008_10 Bong! The struggle continues [Freelance]
2008_09 It Bongs! for ITN freelances new network [Freelance]
2003_06 AirNet stops that flyaway feeling broadcasters network now [Freelance]

Information on this owner is maintained by who will be pleased to receive information about Independent Television News but cannot guarantee to answer questions. Let us know if you have ownership information or can help support this research, or if you can correct the ownership of a title

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