OFCOM

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OFCOM

abbreviation for OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS.
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If that fails to produce the apology he could go to the Broadcasting Standards Commission.
He has complained to the Broadcasting Standards Commission after he was voted off the ITV1 programme.
That view was echoed by Britain's Broadcasting Standards Commission.
After that OFCOM would take on the responsibilities of the five existing regulators in the sector: Oftel, Independent Television Commission, Radio Authority, Broadcasting Standards Commission and Radiocommunications Agency.
The Broadcasting Standards Commission began a formal investigation of the series because of the complaints it received after the first episode, in which virginal 15-year-old Nathan was seduced by 29-year-old Stuart.
A number of viewers complained about the Channel 4 programme to the Broadcasting Standards Commission. They said it made light of suicide, was likely to encourage copycat incidents and promoted gun culture.
But the study, by the Independent Television Commission, the Broadcasting Standards Commission and the BBC, found some parents did not want sex or violence on before 9pm.
Even houses without kids were in favour of a watershed, according to the study by the BBC, the Broadcasting Standards Commission and the Independent Television Commission.
The Broadcasting Standards Commission said 2,132 shows prompted complaints, up from 1,986 last year.
The chat show host, film reviewer, panel game addict, Radio 2 presenter and now wannabe Welsh speaker had complaints upheld from both the BBC's complaints unit and the Broadcasting Standards Commission for two incidents a week apart.
But the Broadcasting Standards Commission ruled that the interviewer 'misled' Mr Yusof and that the Tonight team 'lulled' him into a false belief about the content of the programme.
But the Broadcasting Standards Commission ruled Bashir "misled" Mr Yusof and that the Tonight team "lulled" him into a false belief about the programme's content "for their own purposes".

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