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2008-07-30 15:00:50

The British media regulator Ofcom says it has fined the BBC $800,000 for unfair practices used in call-in contests on several of its TV and radio shows. The BBC deceived its audience by faking winners of competitions and deliberately conducting competitions unfairly, Ofcom said.

2008-07-30 12:00:48

By SERNA NOAH The BBC has been fined Pounds 400,000 by media regulator Ofcom for faking winners and misleading audiences in viewer and listener competitions.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.