RIGHT TO REPLY: RIGHT TO REPLY[26/09/98]
Programme which offers viewers the chance to challenge programme makers. Viewer Carl Gresham thinks Cilla Black's new show THE MOMENT OF TRUTH is cruel to children. Includes an interview with Dr Aric Sigman (consultant psychologist), and comments from Charlie Catchpole (TV Columnist, The Mirror). President Clinton's testimony to the Grand Jury. Viewer Susan Stirling thought there was too much coverage, too early. With Tony Maddox (Managing Editor, CNN, Europe) and David Lloyd (Head of News & Current Affairs, Channel 4). Includes some vox pop. Viewer Peter Gibbs-Kennet asks why do advertisers think sponsorship is more memorable than the normal advertising breaks? With comments from Martin Bowley (Chief Executive (Sales), Carlton); James Whitemore (Media Director, Young and Rubicon - the company responsible for the Ericsson adverisments before FRASIER); and Stefano Hatfield (Editor, Campaign). Viewer Patrick McNamee (who had contacted RIGHT TO REPLY previously about BBC News 24) looks for digital terrestrial equipment for the new BBC channel BBC CHOICE launched this week, and asks why do the BBC keep launching channels before the equipment is available? With an interview with Ed Waller (Senior Reporter, Televisual), and a studio discussion with Patrick McNamee and Alan Yentob (Director of Television, BBC).