The difference being News 24 could do it when nobody was watching it, pre-digital!
That is true, but it does happen with every system, both on new and established operations.
Normally a few weeks or months in when everyone's getting confident or complacent about it, it'll fall over spectacularly. But when it does happen everyone learns from it and either things are put into place to prevent it or they know what to do to fix it next time.
Um, I didn't post that, VMPhil did. Quoting error perhaps?
Change back to ITV1, as it's less confusing than calling the channel ITV and calling the company ITV!