Tags: Thought for the Day
Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017
The NSS has written to the BBC over an episode of Radio 4's Today show which it called a "PR exercise for the Church of England".
Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017
The NSS has said the BBC should portray religion fairly after it pledged to increase the religious content in its programming.
Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The most senior presenter of Radio 4's Today programme has called Thought for the Day "inappropriate" and "deeply, deeply boring".
Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 2017
The National Secular Society has criticised the BBC for allowing the first Thought for the Day slot of June to be used by the Church of England as a platform to promote its latest evangelism initiative.
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2015
The National Secular Society has backed calls for BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day slot to be converted into a "philosophy slot", open to non-believers and believers alike.
Posted: Fri, 05 Dec 2014
The BBC has launched a new consultation asking listeners what they like and dislike about its speech radio output. The NSS is calling on its supporters to again raise the contentious issue of Thought For The Day.
Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2013
The BBC Trust has rejected a complaint of bias from the National Secular Society concerning a Thought for the Day slot broadcast immediately after its successful High Court challenge to prayers during council meetings.
Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2013
The BBC has announced today that it will not "revisit" the issue of non-religious voices on Thought for the Day.
Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
The ongoing irritation at the BBC's exclusion of secular voices from The Thought for the Day slot has spurred one the NSS's previous presidents to sponsor a prize of £250 for the best secular Thought for the Day.