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Trevor McDonald was the organisation's first black presenter.
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ITN (Independent Television News, now ITV News) launched in 1955 and was owned by all ITV franchises, including Associated-Rediffusion.
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In 1993, ITN became owned by ITV as a whole, rather than the individual franchises.
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Alastair Burnet, who joined ITN in 1955, stayed there for 36 years until his retirement in 1991, and his last bulletin was the News at Ten.
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When News at Ten was axed in 1999, the viewer petitions and outrages eventually caused it to return two years later.
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