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Ofcom censures BBC one and UKTV Gold for daytime swearing

Ofcom censures BBC one and UKTV Gold for daytime swearing
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Ofcom says BBC One broke rule 1.14 "the most offensive language must not be broadcast before the watershed" when the words Oi you fat c*nt were broadcast at 7:30pm on 28th January 2008 during "Blackpool Medics ".

The American President on UKTV Gold, 13 January 2008,14:55, managed to break the same rule, but this time with the f-word.

And the "Tease Me" channel (then Turn On TV) broke the rules because "at the time of broadcast the programme director noticed the presenter absent mindedly scratching herself on a couple of occasions. " - 1.3 "children must be protected by appropriate scheduling", 1.17 "portrayal of sexual behaviour before the watershed" and 2.1 "generally accepted standards".

Full details at Broadcast Bulletin Issue number 110 - 27-05-08 - Ofcom



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