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Sir Trevor McDonald warns of risk of ‘apartheid’ system in media

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Sir Trevor McDonald has warned the media to be vigilant against the risk of an “apartheid” system that does not properly represent the UK’s ethnically diverse population

However, the former News at Ten anchor said UK broadcasting had “improved a lot” since he became ITN’s first black reporter in the 1970s.

He was speaking after comedian Lenny Henry called for money to be ringfenced to boost the “appalling” representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in the broadcasting industry.

 Read the full article | Guardian

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