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Channel 4 defends censorship of Jesus and Mo cartoon

Channel 4 defends censorship of Jesus and Mo cartoon

Posted: Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:48

Channel 4 has responded to criticism of its censorship of the Jesus & Mo cartoon by saying it did not want to cause offence to its audience.

Censorship on Channel 4 News: an open letter to the editor

Censorship on Channel 4 News: an open letter to the editor

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:25

The National Secular Society has written to the editor of Channel 4 News to express concern over a decision to censor a cartoon depiction of the Prophet Mohammad during its broadcast on Tuesday 28 January.

Islamic TV channels fined for hatemongering

Islamic TV channels fined for hatemongering

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:31

The media regulator Ofcom has imposed fines on two Islamic satellite TV channels for hatemongering.

Media regulator finds Islamic TV channels guilty of preaching hate

Media regulator finds Islamic TV channels guilty of preaching hate

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:59

Islamic TV channels operating on the Sky platform and broadcasting in Britain have been found to be breaching the Ofcom broadcasting code by giving fundamentalist clerics free reign to preach hate.

Miracle Soap claims lead to £25,000 fine for religious TV channel

Miracle Soap claims lead to £25,000 fine for religious TV channel

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 12:34

A religious TV channel has been fined £25,000 by the media regulator Ofcom after it permitted a televangelist to claim that his "Miracle Olive Oil Soap' could cure cancer.