Ofcom Fairness complaints: how to win

Are the two Channel 4 documentaries containing sexual harassment and assault claims by ten men against Kevin Spacey (pictured above) fair to the actor? Shown on the public service broadcaster on 6 and 7 May, viewers of the programmes called… Continue

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“Forced” confessions – broadcasters beware

If broadcasters needed yet another stern warning about the grave dangers of transmitting ‘confessions’ by individuals without carrying out reasonable checks first, then Ofcom has provided it. The regulator has upheld a complaint by a Qatari intelligence officer, Hamad Al-Hammadi… Continue

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