Emma Raducanu

Channel 4's Alex Mahon talks privatisation, regional production & growing digital

Alex Mahon (Credit: Richard Kendal)

The decision on whether to privatise Channel 4 should be based on “data and evidence” and not, by implication, on ideology, Alex Mahon told the audience gathered in Cambridge. The broadcaster’s CEO was speaking shortly before Government minister John Whittingdale – a last-minute stand-in for his reshuffled colleague Oliver Dowden – was due to address the RTS Convention.