Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
Channel 4 publishes alternative plan to privatisation (The Guardian)
New report finds that only 17% of European television directors are women (The Hollywood Reporter)
Florida taxpayers sue DeSantis over repeal of Disney’s special tax district (The Hollywood Reporter)
Netflix could lose licensed hit shows to rivals (The Guardian)
Amber Heard takes the stand in defamation case brought by Johnny Depp (The Hollywood Reporter)
Paramount+ to be rolled out to UK, South Korea and India (ScreenDaily)
CinemaCon 2022: Five key points (ScreenDaily)
Features and commentary
Should good directors be wary of television? (IndieWire)