Ofcom

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Public broadcasting: Does the UK’s regulator have the public interest at heart?

5 min read
Ofcom’s duty is to regulate broadcasting on behalf of UK citizens. That appears to be under threat, both from internal forces and potentially from its next chair.

Ofcom, CGTN and BBC row, the latest nail in Britain’s golden era coffin with China.

5 min read
When Ofcom cancels CGTN’s license to broadcast in the UK, China’s Foreign Ministry aims both barrels at the BBC. This is going to get worse: it is a metaphor for something much bigger, and the latest nail in Britain’s golden era coffin with China.

News UK TV and GB News: New channels stoke fears of more partisan journalism.

5 min read
Research shows broadcast journalism is already becoming more partisan. If standards in accuracy and impartiality are not robustly regulated, Fox-style journalism could soon become an accepted norm of the UK’s broadcast ecology.

Diversity’s Ofcom complaints: Audiences consume Black culture but don’t want to engage with the realities.

5 min read
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain’s Got Talent shouldn’t be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics.

Coronavirus: BBC emerges as the UK’s clear favourite information source in new audience survey.

4 min read
A survey of 1,268 people has found that the BBC is popular across all age groups. But all media needs to pay more attention to devolved and local news.

Free speech in the UK — It’s the business of parliament, not Ofcom, to judge what is OK to publish.

4 min read
Free speech is too important to leave it to a government regulator to decide what should be banned.

Economics of Labour’s plan to nationalise broadband – £20 billion cost is unrealistic.

5 min read
A breakdown of the infrastructure and operating costs, as well as the market impact of giving free full-fibre broadband to the whole country.
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