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Bishops question BBC’s values

by Bill Bowder

THE BBC has been criticised for in­con­sistency by Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in its treat­ment of religious and entertainment pro­grammes.

In a joint submission to OFCOM, the Bishop of Croydon, the Rt Revd Nicholas Baines, and the Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of West­minster, the Rt Revd John Arnold, argue that the public would have a fairer deal if public-broadcasting responsibilities were shared between the BBC, Channel 4, and others. ...

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