BBC controversies
This article outlines, in chronological order, the various scandals surrounding or involving the BBC that have occurred.
The BBC was established as the privately controlled British Broadcasting Co...
Question Time BNP controversy
The Question Time British National Party controversy in early September 2009 followed an invitation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to Nick Griffin, leader of the far-right British Natio...
Question Time BNP controversy - Wikipedia
Russell Brand prank calls row
The Russell Brand Show hoax (aka "prank") telephone calls row, sometimes referred to as "Sachsgate", followed a series of voice messages left by comedian Russell Brand and TV presenter Jonathan Ross o...
Russell Brand prank calls row - Wikipedia
The Balen Report
The Balen Report is a document written by the senior broadcasting journalist Malcolm Balen in 2004 examining the BBC's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The report was commissioned by form...
Butler Report
Butler Report may refer to:
Hutton Inquiry
The Hutton Inquiry was a 2003 judicial inquiry in the UK chaired by Lord Hutton, who was appointed by the Labour government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of David Kelly, a bio...
Hutton Inquiry - Wikipedia
Zircon affair
The Zircon affair was an incident in 1986 and 1987 caused by the planned broadcast of a television programme about the ultimately cancelled Zircon signals intelligence satellite. It raised many import...
Criticism of the BBC
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) took its present form on 1 January 1927 when Sir John Reith became its first Director General. Reith stated that impartiality and objectivity were the essenc...
BBC v Harper Collins
BBC v Harper Collins (2010) EWHC 2424 was a 2010 case in English law, in which the British Broadcasting Corporation applied for an injunction to prevent HarperCollins publishing a book by Ben Collins,...
Balen Report
The Balen Report is a document written by the senior broadcasting journalist Malcolm Balen in 2004 examining the BBC's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The report was commissioned by form...
Question Time British National Party controversy
The Question Time British National Party controversy in early September 2009 followed an invitation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to Nick Griffin, leader of the far-right British Natio...
Question Time British National Party controversy - Wikipedia
R (ProLife Alliance) v. BBC
R (ProLife Alliance) v. BBC was a House of Lords case concerning the extent to which matters of good taste and decency are sufficient to justify the censorship of a Public Election Broadcast. The Pro...
Television licensing in the United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies, any household watching or recording live television transmissions as they are being broadcast (terrestrial, satellite, cable, or internet) is required...
Television licensing in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
BBC Jam
BBC Jam (formerly known as BBC Digital Curriculum) was an online educational service operated by the BBC from January 2006 to 20 March 2007. The service was available free across the United Kingdom of...
BBC Jam - Wikipedia
European Parliament election, 2009 (United Kingdom)
The European Parliament election was the United Kingdom's component of the 2009 European Parliament election, the voting for which was held on Thursday 4 June 2009. The election was held concurrently ...
European Parliament election, 2009 (United Kingdom) - Wikipedia
British National Party
The British National Party (BNP) is a far-right political party in the United Kingdom. The party was formed by John Tyndall in 1982 from the merging of several political parties, and from 1999 to 2014...
British National Party - Wikipedia
Question Time (TV series)
Question Time is a topical debate BBC television programme in the United Kingdom, based on Any Questions? The show typically features politicians from at least the three major political parties as wel...
Question Time (TV series) - Wikipedia
The War Game
The War Game is a 1965 television drama-documentary film depicting a nuclear war. Written, directed, and produced by Peter Watkins for the BBC's The Wednesday Play anthology series, it caused dismay ...
The War Game - Wikipedia
List of songs banned by the BBC
The following list of songs banned by the BBC is an alphabetical list of songs that the BBC has at one stage or another, considered unsuitable for broadcasting on its radio and television stations. As...