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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 10:14 UK time, Monday, 26 April 2010

I'm the BBC's media correspondent and this is my brief selection of what you need to know.

Adam Crozier starts work as ITV's chief executive today. Newspapers, including the Guardian, Times and the Financial Times, look at the challenges ahead for him.

John Cresswell, who has been running ITV since Michael Grade left, has been tipped to replace Caroline McCall as chief executive of Guardian Media Group according to the Independent.


The BBC has apologised after thousands of Doctor Who fans complained that an emotional cliffhanger was ruined by a cartoon trailer featuring Graham Norton.


More than 40 actors, performers and programme-makers have written to the Observer calling on voters to protect the BBC against threats to its independence reports the Guardian.


The newspapers look at possible deals between the parties in the event of a hung parliament as reflected in the BBC Newspaper review.

Links in full

GuardianMaggie Brown | Guardian | Adam Crozier joins ITV
TimesAlexi Mostrous | Times | Adam Crozier has mission to find ITV's next big hit
Financial TimesBen Fenton | Financial Times | ITV to spend £50m on its talent quest
IndependentMark Leftly | Independent | Cresswell tipped for GMG role
BBC NewsBBC | Doctor Who fans angered by trailer for Over the Rainbow
GuardianVanessa Thorpe | Guardian | UK's leading actors urge voters to protect licence fee
BBC NewsBBC | Newspaper review

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