U.K. Freelancers Appeal to ITV Over Piers Morgan’s Social Media Conduct

  • Variety
U.K. Freelancers Appeal to ITV Over Piers Morgan’s Social Media Conduct
A recent Twitter spat between presenter Piers Morgan and industry campaigner Adeel Amini has resulted in an open letter to ITV requesting that the broadcaster denounce bullying in all forms and reveal the findings of internal discussions around Morgan’s conduct.

The letter, organized by an anonymous group of freelancers, began gaining traction over the weekend, and has to date garnered close to 1,200 signatories, encompassing commissioners, channel executives, managing directors and executive producers. More than 1,000 freelancers from production, post-production, on-screen talent, writers, talent agents and accountants have also signed the letter, which has now been presented to ITV executives. Variety has contacted the broadcaster for comment, but has received no response to date on the matter.

ITV was among the broadcasters who joined the Coalition for Change last year, pledging to make industry-wide improvements relating to employment and recruitment practices, workplace culture, race and diversity, bullying and harassment, training and talent progression,
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