BBC - too few older women on TV

  on January 21, 2014


"BBC boss Mark Thompson admits there are too few older women on TV"

Article by Tom Cole published on on 9 February 2012.

"The BBC’s director-general, Mark Thompson, has admitted that older women are under-represented on its TV channels and pledged that the corporation will seek to rectify the situation in the future.

He also said that Miriam O’Reilly’s age discrimination lawsuit had been an “important wake-up call” for the BBC."

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January 21, 2014
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