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BBC reduces the amount of religion it broadcasts

BBC reduces the amount of religion it broadcasts

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2013

The BBC has published its annual report which shows that the amount of time devoted to religion on the various BBC platforms has reduced over the past year.

In the 2012/2013 period BBC1 broadcast 99 hours of religion as opposed to 102 hours in the previous... Read More »

BBC once more rejects non-religious voices on Thought for the Day

BBC once more rejects non-religious voices on Thought for the Day

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.

The announcement came in an Executive Response to a review conducted by the BBC Trust into the breadth of opinion that is permitted to be heard... Read More »

BBC stands by Panorama exposé of Sharia Councils

BBC stands by Panorama exposé of Sharia Councils

Posted: Wed, 08 May 2013

The BBC has rejected a complaint from the Islamic Sharia Council in Leyton East London after it was featured in the Panorama programme about the treatment of women in sharia arbitration bodies. Panorama had accused the Council of ruling on cases that it had... Read More »

Win £250 – just write an uplifting Secular Thought for the Day

Win £250 – just write an uplifting Secular 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, David Tribe, to sponsor a prize of £250 for the best secular Thought for the Day.

To win the prize, we are... Read More »

BBC plan to ramp up the religion this Christmas

BBC plan to ramp up the religion this Christmas

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2012

BBC Religious programming will go into overdrive this Christmas with the national broadcaster announcing copious amounts of "carols, festive music, contemplation, conversation and live worship across BBC Television and Radio."

In the week before Christmas the... Read More »

BBC to review its coverage of religion as part of “impartiality review”

BBC to review its coverage of religion as part of “impartiality review”

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2012

The BBC has announced that it is to review the way it covers religion as part of a wider inquiry into its adherence to impartiality guidelines.

Lord Patten, chairman of the BBC Trust, said this week that the review had been prompted by accusations that the... Read More »

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