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Reflections of an ITN Prodigal Son

As Chris Shaw prepares to mark a decade in his third stint at ITN, he looks at the company which has moulded his professional life

John Whittingdale

A bastion of British broadcasting

ITN is a shining example of a British television success story and will remain vital to the health of the sector in the future, says John Whittingdale

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Kevin Clarke’s inquest: seeing the full picture

Comment: I would speak out in open court again to highlight how important footage from police body cameras can be to telling the full story, says Steph Davies.

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Remembering lost colleagues: Gaby Rado

Comment: In 2003, Channel 4 News tragically lost distinguished foreign affairs correspondent Gaby Rado, who fell from a hotel roof in Iraq. Alex Thomson remembers his former colleague and friend

Lindsey Hilsum doing PTC with Kipsigis warriors, during post election violence in Kenya

Don’t take democracy for granted

Comment: Western democracies are fragile and elections must be wary of violence and demagoguery, says Lindsey Hilsum

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ITV: the evolution of the newsroom

ITV news and current affairs director Michael Jermey looks back at the pioneering journalism that created a formidable force in broadcast news

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ITN News in the 90s: a decade of big news and innovation

Comment: the 1990s was an incredible decade for the news business, but the ITN ‘formula’ for success remains the same, says Nigel Dacre

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Helping women find their voice

Comment: the global pandemic has given news broadcasters a unique chance to feature more female experts in their coverage, says Catherine Jones of 5 News

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The power of sports reporting

Comment: covering sporting events is a privilege but its superstars have the power to do much more good if they approach the media cleverly, writes Jordan Jarrett-Bryan


In the eye of the political storm

Comment: live TV debates uniquely challenge our politicians in a way other tests of personality cannot, says Julie Etchingham