China Bars Airing Of BBC Network In Retaliation Of UK Banning CGTN
China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News for one year for violating guidelines in a report made on China's infamous imprisonment of around one million Uighur Muslims. The regulator, NRTA, justified its decision saying BBC "harmed China's national interests, and undermined China's national unity". Reportedly, China's move is being considered as a retaliation of UK media regulator Ofcom’s February 4 decision of banning Chinese… read-more
Tags: China, Uighur Muslims, BBC World News, Ofcom, CGTN
UK Slaps Rs 20 Lakh Fine On Republic Bharat Over "Hate Speech"
Ofcom, the UK's broadcasting regulator, has fined Republic Bharat with Rs 20 lakh for spreading hatred towards Pakistanis. The regulator on December 22 imposed fine on Worldview Media Network Limited which holds the license for airing the channel in the UK. The regulator has accused the channel of violating Ofcom Broadcasting Code in its September 6, 2019 episode of 'Poochta Hai Bharat'. It has also asked the channel not to repeat … read-more
Tags: Arnab Goswami, Republic Bharat, Republic TV, Fine, Ofcom, UK
Courtesy: The Times of India