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U.K. REGULATOR WARNS STATIONS ABOUT OBSCENE LANGUAGE

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Several of the satellite-distributed digital channels that have sprung up in Britain in recent years have been airing libraries of older television shows, many of which originally were broadcast after 9:00 p.m. — the so-called watershed hour — and airing them earlier in the evening when children are likely to be watching, according to the […]

BRITAIN’S MEDIA REGULATOR’S BUDGET IS SLASHED

October 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As part of an overall austerity policy aimed at reducing the country’s massive debt, the British government will slash the budget of OFCOM, the U.K. television regulator by 28 percent. Plans announced on Thursday call for a 20-percent reduction of OFCOM’s payroll as 170 of its 870-member workforce are let go. In a message to […]