Tags: Broadcasting

Public backs reform of Thought for the Day, poll finds

Public backs reform of Thought for the Day, poll finds

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018

Fewer than one in five British people think BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day should always feature religious content, a new poll has found.

A survey undertaken by Censuswide, commissioned by the National Secular Society, suggests the British public backs reforming... Read More »

NSS challenges BBC Today’s “PR exercise for C of E”

NSS challenges BBC Today’s “PR exercise for C of E”

Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017

The National Secular Society has written to the BBC over an episode of Radio 4's Today show which it said amounted to a "PR exercise for the Church of England".

The episode was broadcast on 14 December from Lambeth Palace, the C of E's headquarters. It featured... Read More »

BBC should portray religion in critically-informed way, says NSS

BBC should portray religion in critically-informed way, says NSS

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The National Secular Society has said the BBC should portray religion in "a fair and critically-informed manner" after the Corporation pledged to increase the religious content in its programming.

On Wednesday the BBC published its Religion and Ethics Review... 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 »