No sex please, we’re Ofcom!

Well, not quite…but any explicit sex must be limited and shown late in the schedule. That is the message from three breach findings Ofcom published this week (Bulletin 381) against Channel 5. The broadcaster transmitted three observational documentaries about the… Continue

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Ofcom: “When in doubt – censor!”

This week’s Broadcast Bulletin from Ofcom is a bumper one: 132 pages in total, and although the Jimmy Carr decision (on which more later) grabbed the headlines, many of the others are worthy of comment – not least that involving… Continue

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Ofcom Crosses the Rubicon

Yes, Caesar did it on 10 January 49BC – Ofcom on Monday of this week (9 April 2108). The significance of this Ofcom move however was not recognised by commentators or the press at the time. Ofcom’s Rubicon was publishing… Continue

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