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# ofcom - This year 2022

Ronaldo and Maguire most abused Premier League players on Twitter - report
# Ofcom
From The42
# Ofcom

Ronaldo and Maguire most abused Premier League players on Twitter - report

Aug 2nd 2022, 8:11 PM 4,492 Views 1 Comment

Half of the almost 60,000 abusive tweets sent in the first half of last season were directed at just 12 individuals – eight from Manchester United.

Britain's broadcasting regulator revokes Russian broadcaster RT’s UK licence
# Media Ban
# Media Ban

Britain's broadcasting regulator revokes Russian broadcaster RT’s UK licence

Mar 18th 2022, 9:33 AM 9,823 Views 23 Comments

The RT news channel was earlier this month banned from broadcasting in Ireland.

# ofcom - Last year 2021

Good Morning Britain cleared by Ofcom over Piers Morgan’s comments about Meghan Markle
# Cleared
# Cleared

Good Morning Britain cleared by Ofcom over Piers Morgan’s comments about Meghan Markle

Sep 1st 2021, 11:56 AM 15,915 Views 33 Comments

The TV presenter sparked controversy when he said he did not believe her claims in her interview with Oprah Winfrey.

UK broadcasting regulator receives almost 25,000 complaints about Love Island episode
# Ofcom
# Ofcom

UK broadcasting regulator receives almost 25,000 complaints about Love Island episode

Aug 11th 2021, 5:18 PM 96,157 Views 49 Comments

The episode featured one woman shouting and cursing at a man after a game called ‘Mad Movies’ organised by the producers.

BBC coverage of Prince Philip's death breaks UK TV complaints record
# Ofcom
# Ofcom

BBC coverage of Prince Philip's death breaks UK TV complaints record

Apr 15th 2021, 5:01 PM 61,231 Views 44 Comments

Some 110,000 complained about the news coverage.

Piers Morgan quit Good Morning Britain after Meghan complaint
# Ofcom
# Ofcom

Piers Morgan quit Good Morning Britain after Meghan complaint

Mar 10th 2021, 12:02 PM 50,821 Views 78 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex was concerned not about Morgan’s criticism of her, but how his comments would affect the issue of mental health generally.

# ofcom - All time

Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee

Oct 12th 2020, 5:39 PM 30,882 Views 10 Comments

Nichola Corner, her sister, complained to Ofcom that McKee’s privacy had been infringed upon.

Ofcom launches official investigation following latest series of Celebrity Big Brother
# Celebrity Big Brother
From The Daily Edge
# Celebrity Big Brother

Ofcom launches official investigation following latest series of Celebrity Big Brother

Sep 24th 2018, 4:24 PM 21,153 Views 0 Comments

More than 25,000 complaints were made.

Complaints against Love Island will not be upheld by broadcasting watchdog
# Viewer Complaints
From The Daily Edge
# Viewer Complaints

Complaints against Love Island will not be upheld by broadcasting watchdog

Jul 17th 2018, 7:40 AM 3,015 Views 0 Comments

Ofcom has issued a statement.

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit
# Production
# Production

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,776 Views 19 Comments

Some of these companies have already met with the BAI here in the last year.

Hundreds have complained about Ferne McCann eating a live spider on I'm A Celeb
# Bushtucker Trial
From The Daily Edge
# Bushtucker Trial

Hundreds have complained about Ferne McCann eating a live spider on I'm A Celeb

Dec 7th 2015, 7:56 PM 7,055 Views 2 Comments

The former TOWIE star was given the revolting task during her final Bushtucker Trial last night.

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air
# Oops
# Oops

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air

Aug 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 42,268 Views 61 Comments

Two people complained.

The Britain’s Got Talent dog-swap controversy has gone all the way to the top
# Walking A Tightrope
# Walking A Tightrope

The Britain’s Got Talent dog-swap controversy has gone all the way to the top

Aug 17th 2015, 5:52 PM 21,436 Views 18 Comments

ITV were found to have misled viewers.

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog
# Cushty
# Cushty

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog

Aug 17th 2015, 4:36 PM 22,235 Views 23 Comments

Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.

Complaints over pre-watershed swearing on Eastenders

Complaints over pre-watershed swearing on Eastenders

Jul 31st 2015, 12:49 PM 19,712 Views 62 Comments

The programme’s Carol Jackson called her brother Max Branning a ‘bastard’.

'I’m not saying the bondage is going to save anyone’s life but...'
# This Morning
# This Morning

'I’m not saying the bondage is going to save anyone’s life but...'

Mar 10th 2015, 2:11 PM 24,099 Views 29 Comments

Phillip Schofield isn’t happy about people who complained about his show’s Bondage for Beginners segment.

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV

Nov 15th 2012, 11:15 AM 2,703 Views 6 Comments

The news comes as Lord McAlpine, who had been wrongly identified as being part of a paedophile ring, is expected to reach a settlement with the BBC.

Texting more popular than phone chatting in UK
# Mobile Phone
# Mobile Phone

Texting more popular than phone chatting in UK

Jul 19th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,448 Views 14 Comments

Ofcom has said that UK residents are more likely to text than ring each other, with 150 billion texts sent in 2011.

X Factor judge Tulisa faces probe over arm gesture
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

X Factor judge Tulisa faces probe over arm gesture

Nov 22nd 2011, 3:40 PM 10,581 Views 28 Comments

The singer faces an investigation over the arm gesture she makes during each programme.

Frankie Cocozza booted from X Factor amid drugs allegations
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

Frankie Cocozza booted from X Factor amid drugs allegations

Nov 8th 2011, 2:41 PM 3,858 Views 2 Comments

X Factor hopeful Frankie Cocozza is reported to have been kicked off the show for failing to curb his hard-partying lifestyle.

'Disastermind' contestant loses complaint over "astoundingly thick" jibe
# Disastermind
From The Daily Edge
# Disastermind

'Disastermind' contestant loses complaint over "astoundingly thick" jibe

Aug 23rd 2011, 2:09 PM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

Simon Curtis scored an all-time record low – 1 point – for his chosen specialist subject, and was ridiculed on TV as a result.

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal
# Media
# Media

Murdoch to sell Sky News as part of buyout deal

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:52 PM 1,269 Views 0 Comments

The BBC reports that Media Corp’s Rupert Murdoch is prepared to sell Sky News channel as part of a bigger plan to takeover BSkyB