Aug 102014
 August 10, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Jessica Lovell writes:

Sky News were left red faced last month after presenter Colin Brazier was shown rummaging through the items of a passenger at the crash site of flight MH17. The presenter immediately acknowledged the error in judgment and stated on air that he “shouldn’t be doing this”.

Unfortunately, the damage was already done. Tweeters expressed outrage in their numbers, Ofcom received over a hundred complaints and even Prime Minister David Cameron joined the debate, stating that Brazier’s actions were “totally inappropriate”.

From a regulatory perspective, the question now is whether Ofcom will bring any action against Sky and if so, which part of the Ofcom Code will it apply?

Read more on Inforrm’s Blog.

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