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Birmingham is a 'totally Muslim' place where 'non-Muslims just simply don’t go', a self-proclaimed terrorism expert told the US Fox News channel, sparking a tidal wave of mockery

Fox News says sorry for calling Birmingham a 'Muslim-only city'

The US cable news channel issued four separate on-air apologies for false claims

Comedy series The Last Leg, which features disabled comedy performers, is one of Channel 4's programmes to meet the new commissioning diversity guidelines

Channel 4 issues strict diversity guidelines - and executives will lose bonuses if programmes miss them

Targets require more women, black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) people and the disabled to be given leading roles

Question Time presenter David Dimbleby said it was BBC policy not to depict the prophet

No ban on depictions of prophet Mohamed as BBC changes guidelines

"Programme makers have freedom to exercise their editorial judgement"

Reddit launches official podcast to track stories behind its most popular posts

New episodes will be released on Thursdays, as Reddit joins the post-Serial podcast trend

The BBC covered the search of Cliff Richard's private estate by helicopter last year

BBC puts controversial Cliff Richard scoop forward for industry award

Exclusive: Live coverage of raid submitted to Television Society despite possible legal action

Cameron: If Greens aren't on TV debates, I won't be either

Regulator says party has not 'secured sufficient support in previous elections and current opinion polls'

A million people died from starvation and disease during the Irish famine in the mid-19th century

Potato famine comedy prompts Irish outrage at Channel 4

Channel commissions sitcom called Hungry from Irish writer

Ed Richards at the Ofcom offices in Southwark, south London

Ed Richards: Parting view of Ofcom chief... we hate jokes on the disabled

Bad language once got TV viewers irate, inciting calls to broadcasting switchboards. But now there is a worse offender, says retiring head of the media watchdog

Aaqil Ahmed at King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, ahead of the 60th TV broadcast of ‘Carols from King’s’

BBC’s head of religion Aaqil Ahmed calls for more ‘literacy’ at the top

"Muslim viewers want more programmes... where they see themselves"

Natalie Bennett leader of the Green Party of England and Wales

BBC apologises for not including Green Party on polling report despite overtaking Lib Dems

A Green Party activist wrote to the BBC to complain

Danny Cohen said he has 'never felt so uncomfortable as a Jew in the UK' as it was revealed that antisemitic incidents in Britain hit record annual levels in 2014

BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever

He said: 'I’ve never felt so uncomfortable being a Jew in the UK as I’ve felt in the last 12 months'

Stacey Dooley was the only woman to be nominated in last month’s Grierson awards

Documentary evidence of discrimination? Clare Balding and Davina McCall among those overlooked for Grierson awards

'Bizarre' situation sees only one female presenter nominated
Sting at TED 2014

Radio 4 announces partnership with TED Talks

Collaboration begins in January

Sharon White has spent the past year as second Permanent Secretary at the Treasury

Senior Treasury official Sharon White will step into top Ofcom job

Ms White has already worked closely with Culture Secretary Sajid Javid

Alan Yentob has spent his entire career at the BBC

Yentob leads the BBC fightback: we're being smeared for exposing Fake Sheikh

BBC’s creative director defends organisation against accusations of political correctness

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BBC heads to the Californian coast

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