Content standards presentation for London Metropolitan University

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Presentation given to MA students at London Metropolitan University on the Broadcasting Code (March 2011). *NB: uses material available in the pubic domain*


  • 1.Content Standards RegulationPresentation to London Metropolitan UniversityMA Communications Management students
    Damian Radcliffe, Ofcom
    10th March 2011

2. Purpose of Ofcom
Communications Act 2003 section 3
It shall be the principal duty of OFCOM, in carryingout their functions -
a) to further the interests of citizens in relation to communications matters; andb) to further the interests of consumers in relevant markets, where appropriate by promoting competition
3. Broadcasting Code

  • Protecting the Under-Eighteens

4. Harm & Offence 5. Crime 6. Religion 7. Due impartiality and accuracy 8. Elections 9. Fairness 10. Privacy 11. Sponsorship 12. Commercial References


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