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The boss

Title
The boss
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:22:59
Description
The Boss, presented by John Swinfield. Interview with Greg Dyke, journalist and broadcaster, head of Pearson PLC (which owns Thames Television) and recent winner of the bid for the new Channel 5. On plans for the new channel; buyout of US distribution company ACI; his early life; support for Labour Party; how he feels about being wealthy; what makes him angry in business; Granada eyeing up his company; his ego; whether he takes media stories to heart; his favourite TV programme.
Contributors
Greg Dyke; John Swinfield
Keywords
Labour Party; Television; Commercial television; Satellite television; Broadcasters; Journalists; Greg Dyke; Pearson PLC; Television stations; Channel 5; Roland Rat (fictional caharacter); LWT; Wealth

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