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Media Watchdog: BBC Must Feature More Older Women, Minorities

The head of the UK’s media watchdog group Ofcom says the BBC is “falling short” on its obligations to feature older women and minority communities in its programming. Sharon White said that while the BBC had “special status” in public life, it would not be getting special treatment from the regulatory group she heads.White didn’t mince her words: “I would expect the BBC to be more distinctive, to have high-quality programming and to be investing in great drama, great news production and stories that really reflect the country with all its diverse makeup.
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