25 Apr 2024

UK Government Blocks Woman Of Color Joining Channel 4 Board Amid Diversity Row


EXCLUSIVE: The British government has blocked a woman of color from being appointed to Channel 4‘s board for a third time, raising further questions about ministers meddling in media appointments.

TV regulator Ofcom recruits Channel 4 board members, but preferred candidates must be signed off by culture secretary Lucy FrazerRozina Breen, the BBC’s former head of north, was put forward by Ofcom, but ministers rejected her appointment without providing reasons for the decision.