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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Gary Neville, Ofcom, and impartiality

Some viewers watching ITV Sport’s coverage of the pulsating World Cup Final on 18 December raised an eyebrow when English football pundit and former player Gary Neville criticised the current government. In answering a question about human rights and the… Continue

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Three things you should know about Ofcom and terrorism

FIRST – Ofcom has new powers to revoke licences of radio stations that broadcast terrorist material. This week saw Ofcom use for the first time its powers to suspend and then close down a radio station for serious breaches of the Broadcasting Code.

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