ITV boss hits back at Riccitiello comments

ITV executive chairman Michael Grade has hit out at video games for existing in a ‘moral vacuum’ compared to television drama.

According to Broadcast magazine, Grade said that TV could take the moral high ground over games because it enjoyed the ‘framework of a dramatic narrative’.

Grade was responding directly to comments made by John Riccitiello to The Royal Television Society, in which the EA CEO defended the games industry’s record on protecting children from violent material.

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