Thursday, April 10, 2008

BBC forced to apologise on-air over foul language on Live Earth

By Anita Singh, Showbusiness Editor Last Updated: 7:08pm BST 09/04/2008

The BBC has been ordered to broadcast a statement admitting that it failed to protect viewers from a stream of foul language during last summer’s Live Earth concert, in one of the toughest sanctions ever imposed on the Corporation by media regulator Ofcom.
Television audiences were subjected to “the most offensive language” on six separate occasions as performers at the Wembley Stadium event.

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