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News Tuesday 6th October...

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UK History
A disturbed BBC
Recalling the BBC's 1978 ban on The Jam's Down in the Tube Station at Midnight
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UK TV
Updated: All at sea
Sky Atlantic resumes its experiment to show adult content during the daytime but with PIN protection

 

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Groucho Marx got it right when playing dictator Rufus T Firefly in Duck Soup. He clearly had Britain in mind

If any form of pleasure is exhibited,
Report to me and it will be prohibited.
I'll put my foot down. So shall it be!
This is the land of the free!

Freedoms are eroding rapidly in the UK. This section covers UK censorship news, particularly  where it is attributed to UK government, censors and politicians.


News Wednesday 30th September...

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BBC
Correct English
The BBC demands that programme makers get permission from divisional directors before using racial slurs

News Tuesday 29th September...

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UK TV
Diary: Unfurloughed
Monday 5th October Channel 4's Adult Material programme
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Gov
Building division
The government states its position on claims about British history being considered as toxic

News Monday 28th September...

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UK Internet
Offsite Article: New online harm legislation is a threat to free speech
There is a problem online and it is causing real harm, but banning language rather than engaging in education sounds like a political fix rather than an actual solution. By Ruth Smeeth, former MP and CEO of Index on Censorship

News Saturday 26th September...

Frankie Boyle's New World Order
BBC
Killing Whitey
BBC responds to complaints about a joke on Frankie Boyle's New World Order

News Thursday 24th September...

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Gov
Are you allowed a sex life under the rule of 6?
Questions to Matt Hancock about a government law that allows only for those in an 'established relationship' reveal that casual sex is now illegal in the UK
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UK TV
Buffy on E4
Comparing old DVD cuts with recent TV showings
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UK TV
Half baked complaints
200 people whinge to Ofcom about a coronavirus joke on The Great British Bake Off
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UK News
Commented: Intent to censor
Scottish Injustice Secretary agrees to remove the worst part of his disgraceful speech censorship bill
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UK Internet
Offsite Article: Censorship is the greatest online harm
The UK government is planning a shocking clampdown on free speech online. By Radomir Tylecote

News Monday 21st September...

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Ofcom
Retribution
Another religious broadcaster fined for inciting violence

News Saturday 19th September...

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BBC
Strictly virtue signalling
BBC responds to complaints about same sex dancers on Strictly Come Dancing

News Friday 18th September...

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UK Internet
Extract: Why is the government pushing unprecedented online censorship?
Official plans are an authoritarian threat to our freedom of speech, and would prove a nasty surprise to most internet users. By Radomir Tylecote
Frankie Boyle's New World Order
UK TV
Offsite Article: New World Order: The battle of the snowflakes
This right-wing outrage culture is not helping the fight against wokeness. By Tom Slate

News Thursday 17th September...

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UK TV
Updated: Britain's got no talent for speaking openly about sensitive issues
24,500 people complain to Ofcom about a Black Lives Matter dance performance on Britain's Got Talent



 
 

 
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