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thegeek5,532 posts since 1 Jan 2002
London London
There are times when I consider impartiality legislation an anachronism due to a combination of long standing bias in the print media and changes in technology. The legislation does not officially apply to non-British satellite channels that can be received in the UK or internet TV, which raises questions whether it should apply to any other TV channels that are not PSB.

It does apply to channels broadcast from the UK that aren't aimed at the UK though - a quick browse though the recent issues of the Ofcom broadcast bulletin will show you plenty of examples.
Brekkie34,855 posts since 4 Jan 2003 Recently warned
HTV Wales Wales Today
Does the regulation cover on demand services?


There has been the argument over the last couple of years is that the need to be seen as fair and balanced is a key reason why the media have failed to hold the government and prominent Brexiteers to account as calling them out on their failings just sees them getting accused of bias.
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