Channel 4 Corporation remit research report

12 July 2017

This research study was commissioned by Ofcom and carried out by Kantar Media to explore the extent to which audiences in the UK feel the Channel 4 Corporation (C4C) is meeting the remit requirements of the Corporation as a whole.

Additionally, the research explored the extent to which UK audiences feel Channel 4, as a licensed public service channel, is meeting its specific remit. The findings from the study have been used to inform Ofcom’s assessment of the Channel 4 Corporation’s Statement of Media Content PolicyPDF, 1.0 MB .

The research included qualitative and quantitative stages. The deliberative, qualitative component focused on Channel 4’s core target audience of 16-34 year olds who had watched Channel 4 in the last six months. The quantitative survey was conducted face-to-face among a nationally representative sample of all adults aged 16+ in the UK.

There was an additional children’s online survey among 10-14 year olds who watch any Channel 4 Corporation service. The main purpose of the online survey among 10-14 year olds was specifically to assess the delivery of Channel 4 Corporation’s duty to appeal to older children.

Channel 4 Corporation remit research report 2017 PDF, 4.0 MB