Chris Patten is a “busted flush” as chairman of the BBC Trust, the broadcaster’s former director-general Greg Dyke has claimed.
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Thursday 18 April 2013
Ofcom has fined TalkTalk £750,000 for making an excessive number of abandoned and silent calls, the regulator said.
Monday 15 April 2013
While they are promoted as freephone, the lines often hit mobile users in the pocket
Monday 08 April 2013
The hunt is on at Channel 4 for a director to replace Tony Hall, who stood down as deputy chairman to become director general of the BBC.
Monday 18 March 2013
A teatime screening of paranormal TV show Most Haunted was ruled to have breached the broadcasting code by regulator Ofcom.
Monday 21 January 2013
The X Factor breached broadcasting rules by giving excessive plugs to the hotel where the show’s finalists stayed, the broadcasting watchdog ruled.
Monday 17 December 2012
Actor Gregory Piper, who plays Ryan Pilkington in police drama Line of Duty, was not sufficiently protected from emotional distress during filming of a 'highly violent and adult nature'
Monday 17 December 2012
Demand could see UK auction raise more than £2 billion
Thursday 29 November 2012
Our writer, a former Director of the Press Complaints Commission, declares himself happy with Leveson's report
ITV forced to stop airing The Only Way Is Essex before watershed after Ofcom condemns 'adult themes and sexual references'
Tuesday 06 November 2012
ITV took the decision to pull lunchtime repeats of The Only Way is Essex after Ofcom ruled that an episode broke scheduling rules put in place to protect children from unsuitable material
Thursday 18 October 2012
Customer concerns over mid-contract price hikes imposed by phone and broadband companies are to be investigated by the telecoms watchdog.
Thursday 30 August 2012
It was supposed to be a ground-breaking new BBC comedy which finally placed a modern Asian family centre-stage. But Citizen Khan has proved no laughing matter after the sitcom prompted painful comparisons to the "racist" 1970s series Mind Your Language.
Thursday 23 August 2012
TV viewers have become more relaxed about the amount of sex, violence and swearing on the small-screen, according to a report.
Thursday 31 May 2012
Jeremy Hunt had a tricky job: defending the indefensible. Unsurprisingly, he struggled to balance his support for News Corp (Broadcast magazine called him a “cheerleader” for Rupert Murdoch) and his insistence that he impartially judged the mogul’s biggest ever business deal: the £8bn takeover of BSkyB.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Communications watchdog Ofcom has raised the prospect of auctioning off the public service licences currently held by ITV and Channel 5.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The mobile phone giant EverythingEverywhere, owner of T-Mobile and Orange, has reported a jump in the number of more profitable contract customers by 151,000 in the first three months of the year.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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