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The Media Society: Black On Black

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Black On Black: Clive Myrie in conversation with ~Trevor Phillips OBE

Clive Myrie, BBC Network and BBC World Presenter, in conversation with Trevor Phillips OBE, President of John Lewis Partnership and former TV presenter. Diversity is the buzz word of the moment. In television it means seeing people of all races and ethnicities in front of and behind British TV screens.

Join experienced broadcasters Clive Myrie and Trevor Phillips for a fascinating and pertinent conversation discussing their careers and diversity in television. How far have we come? Does broadcasting yet reflect the nation? If not, should it, and how? Clive Myrie is the London World Affairs Correspondent and Presenter for BBC News, also presenting the BBC Network News and BBC News at Ten. Trevor Phillips was a pioneer on London Weekend Television 30 years ago where he  produced and presented of Channel 4’s 'Black on Black'. He is the former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, previously called the Commission for Racial Equality. Today, he is President of the John Lewis Partnership – the UK’s third largest private company including John Lewis department stores and Waitrose supermarkets.