Clarke, Steve
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/14/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 31, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the criticism made by Roger Mosey, head of news at British Broadcasting Corp. on various television programs with obscene themes in Great Britain. Reference made by Mosey on two programs shown at the International Television Network which demean television's public purpose; Concern expressed by Mosey on the possibility that shows with obscene themes might penetrate into mass market television; Commitment by BBC to offer programs of good quality to its viewers.


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