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This government is helping big tech to undermine British democracy | David Puttnam
I leave the Lords with a heavy heart, as ministers kowtow to new and unaccountable forms of power, says film producer David Puttnam

David Puttnam

19, Oct, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Christian TV channel fined by Ofcom over Covid conspiracy theories
LoveWorld ordered to pay £25,000 after airing misleading statements including claims of 5G ‘cover-up’

Mark Sweney

06, Oct, 2021 @12:31 PM

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Websites hosting porn in UK told to enforce age checks or face fines
Ofcom threatens severe financial penalties for sites such as OnlyFans and video apps including TikTok

Jamie Grierson and Dan Milmo

05, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Yes, the younger hires are diverse. But why does TV still lack black people in top roles? | David Olusoga
Ofcom’s report reveals television workforces still fail to resemble the British population

David Olusoga

03, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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New UK broadband rules will make it easier to switch supplier
Ofcom hopes One Touch Switch process will encourage people to seek out better deals

Mark Sweney

28, Sep, 2021 @7:34 AM

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WTF! Now swearing on telly is off the taboo list
Expletives may have lost some of their power to shock, but language is still weaponised by our leaders in dangerous ways

Alex Clark

26, Sep, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Britons getting less tolerant of racist language on TV, Ofcom finds
Attitudes towards transphobia also hardening, but viewers more tolerant of swearing if justified

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Britain’s broadcast media is too valuable to be the toy of politicians and moguls | Will Hutton
Rupert Murdoch launches a new channel, C4 is threatened and notions of impartiality seem up for grabs. Are we seeing a challenge to the old order?

Will Hutton

19, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Paul Dacre ‘should be banned from reapplying’ as Ofcom chair, says Tory MP
Ministers restarted interview process for Ofcom job after former editor considered ‘unappointable’

Jim Waterson Media editor

15, Sep, 2021 @12:16 PM

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Ofcom accused of institutional racism over Dispatches Traveller episode
Regulator cleared Channel 4 documentary The Truth About Traveller Crime after thousands of complaints

Matthew Weaver

01, Sep, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Ofcom clears Piers Morgan over Meghan comments
Regulator says Good Morning Britain did not breach broadcasting code over presenter’s remarks, which sparked record complaints

Matthew Weaver

01, Sep, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Ministers struggle to find people to interview Paul Dacre for Ofcom job
Exclusive: Second attempt to make former Daily Mail editor chair of media regulator hits stumbling block

Jim Waterson Media editor

31, Aug, 2021 @11:51 AM

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