A Jesuit friend of mine commented that Call the Midwife is the best portrayal of religion he’s seen in a very long time. Why? Because it is non-judgemental, grounded in compassion and deals with real issues. Many think Secret Millionaire does a good job too in showing the world a glimpse of dedicated yet ordinary […]
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About Mary Colwell
Mary Colwell is environmental adviser to the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales.
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Recent blog posts
- Meaning and the Media – the Sandford St Martin Awards 2017 June 9, 2017
- Reporting Belief 2017: An appetite for engagement June 2, 2017
- Falling in love again with radio again April 24, 2017
Ofcom Public Consultation on BBC Regulation
On April 3, Ofcom became the first independent, external regulator of the BBC – and it’s now seeking public feedback before it publishes its final plan on how it will regulate the BBC’s performance.
Among its proposals is an increased target for the amount of religious programming on TV to include prime time scheduling on BBC One and Two.
If you would like to learn more about their proposals or to contribute to the Ofcom’s consultation, visit their website:
The public consultation will close on 17 July 2017.