Insulting Politicians on the Radio?
Abstract:The Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal have recently considered a challenge to Ofcom's decision to uphold complaints by listeners about a radio interview between the presenter Jon Gaunt and a local councillor. Both courts rejected Mr Gaunt's challenge, but gave helpful guidance on the scope of freedom of expression in relation to broadcast interviews with politicians.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2012