On this basis, the programme content of NBC Super Channel's broadcasts are governed essentially by the same legislation which governs the programming of the BBC, ITV, BSkyB and other satellite broadcasters whose signals for Europe originate from the UK. The exclusion of the words of Gerry Adams was therefore required under the conditions of NBC Super Channel's licence - and given the live nature of the broadcasts was carried out with intelligence and skill.
On the substantive issue of censorship, NBC Super Channel considers that any form of censorship in a democracy is unacceptable in principle and unworkable in practice.
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