Ofcom chief tells UK broadcasters to


Ofcom chief executive Sharon White told an audience at the RTS convention in Cambridge this month that minority ethnic people and those from devolved parts of the UK are under-represented both on and behind screen, according to the Guardian newspaper. She said that reflecting the nation back to itself was important for the UK’s cultural wellbeing and part of a ‘compact’ between broadcasters and the public. To read more, click here.

Her address follows the launch of a guide by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Ofcom at the Edinburgh International Television Festival last month, which provides broadcasters and independent production companies with legal advice on boosting diversity. To read more, click here.