Ofcom has said it has “serious concerns” about transparency in the BBC’s complaints process after the broadcaster failed to publish the reasoning for its initial decision over Naga Munchetty, and the Director-General’s move to reverse it.
Ofcom will address the BBC’s “lack of transparency as a matter of urgency” for failing to publish its reasoning for its initial decision over Naga Munchetty, and the Director-General’s move to reverse it.
The UK’s biggest broadband companies have committed to cutting prices for out-of-contract and vulnerable customers amid concerns about so-called “loyalty penalties” across the sector.
A clash between Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage and a caller on his LBC radio show over the prospect of the creation of an EU army has sparked an investigation by Ofcom.
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for the biggest events in the women’s sporting calendar to be given equal screen time to their male counterparts.
The BBC has apologised for failing to warn the Duke of Sussex that it would be broadcasting and publishing online an image of him in which he was branded “a race traitor”, which was shared on a neo-Nazi social media group.
The UK’s viewing habits are rapidly changing, with around half of homes now subscribing to TV streaming services such as Netflix.
Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow did not breach TV rules by saying he had “never seen so many white people in one place”, the regulator has ruled, while reminding broadcasters to take “particular care” with language.
Ofcom has approved the BBC’s plan to extend iPlayer’s catch-up window to 12 months, subject to “certain conditions and guidance”.
Diversity in radio has been slow to come because it has not been a priority for a number of organisations, according to the chief operating officer of BBC Radio.
Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are still under-represented at a senior level in UK radio, according to a report by Ofcom.
Maura Higgins’ attempts to kiss Tommy Fury was the incident on Love Island that sparked the most complaints to Ofcom this series, the watchdog has said.
Mobile phone group Giffgaff has been fined £1.4 million by the industry watchdog for “unacceptable” billing mistakes after it overcharged around 2.6 million customers.
Media watchdog Ofcom has announced it is proposing new rules to protect participants in TV and radio shows, and to ensure they are properly cared for by broadcasters.
British media in Russia have been warned to prepare themselves for the consequences after Ofcom fined RT £200,000 for a breach of impartiality rules.
News channel RT has been fined £200,000 for “a serious breach” of impartiality rules, Ofcom has said.
Half of UK adults get their news from social media, according to research.
Ofcom will not investigate Love Island after complaints were made about the treatment of former contestant Lucie Donlan.
Britain’s Got Talent has avoided censure from the TV watchdog after Amanda Holden swore on the talent show.
Mobile firms will be banned from tying customers into “excessively long” split contracts which link together their handset and their airtime for periods of more than two years, under proposals from Ofcom.
BT is under investigation by the telecoms regulator over allegations that it may have overcharged businesses when installing high-speed lines into offices.
A leading boss at broadcasting watchdog Ofcom said he “wouldn’t disagree” with comments made by Sir Lenny Henry about diversity at the UK’s public service broadcasters (PSBs).
Ofcom will not investigate the more than 700 complaints made about the Love Island episode which saw Maura Higgins try to kiss Tommy Fury.
The BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have welcomed new measures to make public service broadcasters easy to find for viewers.
The aftermath of Love Island’s dramatic recoupling has sparked 196 complaints to Ofcom, the watchdog has said.
The boss of Scotland’s Gaelic television service has blasted the BBC over high repeat rates, a lack of investment and not providing high definition (HD) picture quality on its dedicated channel.
Channel 5 documentary The Sex Business breached broadcasting rules, watchdog Ofcom has said.
The BBC will consider “additional steps” in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates.
The Tory leadership debate broadcast on BBC One drew 31 complaints to Ofcom, the watchdog has said.
Millennial listeners are behind a dramatic boom in the popularity of podcasts, according to a report by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).
BBC plans to make shows available on iPlayer for longer have been given provisional approval by regulator Ofcom.
Peers will hear evidence from Sir Lenny Henry about diversity in the TV industry.