• News (36)
    Campaign (10 May 2017)

    ITV's gory John Hurt obit breached broadcast rules

    OFCOM has decided ITV NEWS breached broadcasting rules for showing a gory clip from a film during an obituary for actor John Hurt that aired on a Saturday morning directly after a children’s programme. The clip was of Hurt's famous 'chest-buster' scene from the film Alien, in which an alien punches through Hurt’s chest. Ofcom judged the clip was shown too early in the the channel’s scheduling and was unsuitable for child viewing. ITV has apologised for the clip, which it said had been shown "in error".

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    Campaign (12 Dec 2016)

    Three turns Ofcom boss into a caped crusader for mobile spectrum campaign

    THREE has upped its ‘Make the air fair’ campaign by erecting a cartoon superhero version of OFCOM CEO, Sharon White, on a series of UK landmarks including the TATE MODERN and BT’S offices. Three is hoping to raise awareness for its campaign for the regulatory body to enforce a 30% cap on the amount of the mobile spectrum one company can own. The company will also be sending a drone carrying a mock-up of White in superhero get-up to six UK landmarks. The work was created by BPL and media was handled by MINDSHARE.

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