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Yes, the younger hires are diverse. But why does TV still lack black people in top roles?

Ofcom report describes the industry’s record on promoting people from diverse backgrounds as ‘woeful’ Women are more likely to be leaving television than joining it. Disabled people are represented at nowhere near their population level of 19%. While people of colour and other minorities are being recruited in increasing numbers, they remain clustered in junior positions and under-represented at senior, decision-making levels.
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Yes, the younger hires are diverse. But why does TV still lack black people in top roles?

Ofcom’s report reveals television workforces still fail to resemble the British populationOur TV, as we love to remind ourselves and the rest of the world, is unique and uniquely British. Last month, the now former media minister John Whittingdale suggested that Britain’s public service broadcasters – BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – could in future be legally required to produce what he described as “distinctively British” programmes. Whitti…

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