5 Apr 2022

Government pushes for Channel 4 privatisation


Now, it’s been a quirky, niche channel for 40 years. But could Channel 4 compete with Netflix, Amazon and the other streaming giants?

That’s what the government thinks – and it thinks privatising the channel is the way to do it.

But tonight there is a growing backlash from across the political spectrum and tens of thousands of people have already signed a petition calling for a rethink.