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# Ofcom

This year
An Post boss says he is no longer in the running for RTÉ director general role
The An Post CEO said that ongoing speculation surrounding the vacancy is damaging for An Post, RTÉ, and ‘those involved’.
Media watchdog writes to ITV and Sky after complaint from Nicola Bulley's family
Her family questioned the role of the media during the investigation.
Last year
Ronaldo and Maguire most abused Premier League players on Twitter - report
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
The RT news channel was earlier this month banned from broadcasting in Ireland.
All time
Good Morning Britain cleared by Ofcom over Piers Morgan’s comments about Meghan Markle
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
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
Some 110,000 complained about the news coverage.
Piers Morgan quit Good Morning Britain after Meghan complaint
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 upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee
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
More than 25,000 complaints were made.
Complaints against Love Island will not be upheld by broadcasting watchdog
Ofcom has issued a statement.
Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit
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
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
Two people complained.
The Britain’s Got Talent dog-swap controversy has gone all the way to the top
ITV were found to have misled viewers.
Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog
Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.
Complaints over pre-watershed swearing on Eastenders
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...'
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
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
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
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 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
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
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