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A Future for Public Service Television – Inquiry Event for Northern Ireland

1 - 2.30pm, Monday 4 April 2016

Venue: E206/207 suite, Central block, Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA

Speakers included:

Michael Wilson (UTV)

Margo Harkin (Besom Productions)

Ian Kennedy (ex BBC and Creative Skillset)

Pat Loughrey (Goldsmiths, University of London and former Head of Nations & Regions, BBC)

Colm Murphy (Ulster University)

Chaired by Maire Messenger-Davies (Ulster University)

Event transcript:

Transcript_Northern Ireland_4 April 2016

Press/news coverage:

Des Freedman, the Inquiry Project Lead, talks to Frank Mitchell about the remit of the Inquiry, on Monday 4th April 2016. Listen again here.

UTV’s local shows ‘will not be lost under new owners’ by Margaret Canning, Belfast Telegraph, 1st April 2016.

Your chance to shape future of public service television in Northern Ireland‘ by Lord Puttnam, Belfast Telegraph, 31st March 2016.

Lord Puttnam, the Inquiry chair, interviewed on BBC Radio Ulster. Listen to the interview here.