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Ofcom’s new Broadcasting Code out today

Ofcom’s new Broadcasting Code takes effect today. It sets rules for TV and radio broadcasts, and replaces the previous version. The full Code and Guidance Notes can be found here: http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/broadcast-codes/broadcast-code/

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Editors kill the myth (but not very convincingly)

The Editor’s Code which covers accuracy, will be changed (amendment in italics): Clause 1ii says – A significant inaccuracy, misleading statement or distortion once recognised must be corrected, promptly and with due prominence, and – where appropriate – an apology published. In … Continue reading

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