World in Action

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Publication.png World in Action 
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TypeTelevision series
Founded7 January 1963
Dissolved7 December 1998
Author(s)Tim Hewat

World in Action was a British investigative current affairs series. It was made by Granada Television for ITV. The series had an effective legal department. It became widely trusted and watched.



Tony Gosling rated the series highly and has stated that it was closed down because it was effective at exposing high level corruption.


World In Action alumni include Michael Gillard, John Pilger, Michael Parkinson, Gordon Burns, Rob Rohrer, Nick Davies, Donal MacIntyre, Ed Vulliamy, Tony Wilson and David Leigh.



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