Ofcom

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Young people must report harmful online content, says UK watchdog
Ofcom says 67% of 13 to 24-year-olds have seen harmful content on social media, but only 17% report it

Dan Milmo

26, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Channel 4 subtitles outage breached licence, Ofcom rules
Broadcaster failed to provide enough subtitled programmes after sonic boom destroyed equipment in 2021

Jim Waterson Media editor

20, Jun, 2022 @2:56 PM

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Platinum anniversary for a devoted reader | Brief letters
Letters: Reading the Guardian for 70 years | Queen Elizabeth II avatar | Dressing your age | Ageism

Letters

03, Jun, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Michael Grade too lazy and old to lead Ofcom, says BBC official historian
Prof Jean Seaton, speaking at Hay festival on future of BBC, says Grade appointment is act of bullying

Rachel Hall

02, Jun, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Ofcom to investigate Royal Mail over delivery target failures
Regulator announces move after fifth of first-class deliveries arrived day or more late in year to April

Jasper Jolly

31, May, 2022 @2:23 PM

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UK watchdog will have power to impose huge fines on big tech firms
According to the government, Digital Markets Unit will protect small businesses and consumers

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

05, May, 2022 @9:30 PM

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The Guardian view on online dangers: the internet needs a retrofit | Editorial
Editorial: European governments are acting on the dangers of big tech. An alarming dispatch from the metaverse shows why they must hurry up

Editorial

26, Apr, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Lord Attenborough’s son says he would be ‘turning in his grave’ at Channel 4 sale
Exclusive: Michael Attenborough says late chair was promised by new Ofcom chief Michael Grade he would oppose privatisation

Helen Pidd

10, Apr, 2022 @4:37 PM

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The new chair of Ofcom is no joke | Brief letters
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Letters

03, Apr, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Cronyism fears as businessman Sir Ian Cheshire is named head of Channel 4
Jon Snow and other leading broadcasters express concern over appointment and call for C4’s public service remit to be protected

Vanessa Thorpe and Michael Savage

02, Apr, 2022 @9:42 PM

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Michael Grade confirmed as Ofcom chair despite MPs’ warning
Former BBC chair will lead watchdog even though report said his knowledge of social media and online safety clearly lacked depth

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

01, Apr, 2022 @7:22 PM

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UK politics: fury from unions as pay rises for civil servants capped at 3% – as it happened
Public and Commercial Services Union says offer is in effect a pay cut because of rising inflation and prices

Andrew Sparrow

31, Mar, 2022 @4:01 PM

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