Scott wins age discrimination settlement


You may remember the controversy over Selina Scott suing Five News for age discrimination after they apparently changed their minds about having her in as maternity cover for Natasha Kaplinsky. TV News outlets don’t have much of a leg to stand on over this kind of thing, as it really is hard to spot women over 50 in news and current affairs.

Read story here. Personally, I’d like to see an older actor sue the BBC over age discrimination in the casting of Doctor Who. The Doctor should be older than David Dimwit, that’s for sure.