Ofcom's latest research on offensive language
Ofcom recently published its latest research on offensive language. You can find the full report here.
Guidance on the use of body worn cameras and microphones
New guidance is available on the use of body worn cameras and microphones.
Any proposal to equip third parties (e.g. the Police) with body cameras and microphones to obtain material for use in News, Current Affairs and Factual programmes must be referred to the Director Editorial Policy and Standards in advance.
The full guidance can be found here.
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How does the Law affect programming across the BBC?
This month’s editorial policy meeting will discuss issues around duty of care.
How can freedom of speech and impartiality be reconciled? This and what due impartiality means both on and off air will be discussed at this month's meeting.