UK’s Channel 4 sale to be ‘re-examined’, minister says

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s new culture minister, Michelle Donelan, said on Tuesday she was re-examining the case for selling Channel 4, raising the possibility that a plan to privatise the publicly-owned broadcaster could be scrapped. “We are looking especially at the business case for the sale of Channel 4 and making sure that we still agree with that decision,” she told BBC radio. The sale of the broadcaster, which is funded by advertising and receives no public money, was announced by former prime minister Boris Johnson’s government in April. It said a sale, possibly to a U.S. media giant…

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