China prohibits BBC World News from broadcasting

The Chinese National Radio and Television Administration has prohibited BBC World News from broadcasting in China, and has declined its application to renew its annual licence. The Notice says that BBC World News China-related reports were found to “seriously violate” broadcast requirements, which stipulate that “the news should be truthful and fair”, and not “harm China’s national interests” or undermine …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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