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ITV Issues Response After Piers Morgan Is Accused Of Bullying In Open Letter

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23.02.2021

ITV has issued a response after Piers Morgan was accused of bullying in an open letter co-signed by over a thousand freelance TV workers.

Over the weekend, around 1200 people from within the TV industry urged ITV to “denounce bullying in all its forms”, following conduct from Piers on Twitter towards a former researcher on his Life Stories interview series.

They said: “As freelancers working within television, we feel a responsibility to speak out against bullying and harassment wherever we see it, including from on screen personalities who are all too often poorly reprimanded for unacceptable behaviour and abusive conduct.”

It had previously been reported by Broadcast that the matter would be discussed with the Good Morning Britain presenter internally, with the broadcaster issuing a statement on Monday evening.

ITV said: “Our firm understanding is that in this instance, the tweet in question was not accusing Piers of........

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