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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 11:37 UK time, Thursday, 10 June 2010

I'm the BBC's media correspondent and this is my brief selection of what's going on.

The Guardian reports that commercial radio wants the BBC Trust to impose tighter curbs on Radio 1 and Radio 2. The Daily Mail says that commercial radio's representative body, the Radio Centre, claims Radio 2 is packing its weekend schedules with "end of the pier" comedians.

New Ofcom research suggests the public is becoming less concerned about bad language, though some words continue to shock according to the Guardian and the BBC. Some viewers would like the watershed made later at weekends, but Ofcom says it's not planning changes.

The final series of Big Brother has started on Channel 4, with a New Age monk, a former soldier who lost both legs in a bomb blast and a girl who believes she was an elf in a former life report the Times and the BBC.

The BBC's newspaper review highlights one front page saying "a degree of international consensus" is emerging over the need to get tough on Iran and its nuclear programme.

Links in full
Maggie Brown | Guardian | Commercial radio demands tighter rein on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2
Paul Revoir | Daily Mail | Radio 2 condemned as 'end of the pier' parade of camp TV comedians
James Robinson | Guardian | Don't mind your language: public relaxed over TV swearing
BBC | Viewers suggest TV watershed changes in Ofcom survey
Patrick Foster | Times | One last plunge into the goldfish bowl
BBC | Final Big Brother series begins
BBC | Newspaper review

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