• 9 Jun 2010

    An all-day symposium is being held on Thursday 10 June 2010 in response to the current consultation on the BBC's Strategy Review, asking "what is the future for pluralism in the supply of public service content in the UK?"

  • 10 Feb 2010
  • 10 Feb 2010

    The General Synod of the Church of England has rejected a motion condemning the television coverage of religion by the BBC and independent companies, preferring to encourage rather than cajole broadcasters.

  • 10 Feb 2010

    Rather than moaning about religious output on the BBC and elsewhere, Christians would do better to look at how - and what - they are communicating themselves, says Simon Barrow. In a mixed belief era the church cannot expect privileged coverage, but it has unparalleled opportunities to engage in a vibrant media environment.

  • 2 Jan 2010

    The Church of England has joined community and public broadcasting campaigners in urging the Government to uphold the prohibition on product placement in TV programmes, following commercial pressure to end it.

  • 3 Aug 2009

    The PBS network has announced that it will next year present three documentaries exploring faith and the varieties of religious expression in the United States.

  • 18 Mar 2009

    A Nigerian banker has launched a radio station that propagates morals, ethics and godliness as the basic principles for nation building in a country that forbids outright religious broadcasting.

  • 18 Jun 2007

    A report published by the new BBC trust today is critical of some programmes for allowing celebrity-backed anti-poverty groups to appear in entertainment shows. Their backers say this reflects reality, an is an antidote to comercialism.

  • 26 Jan 2007

    While the Catholic Cardinal and the Church of England, or at least its two archbishops, are perceived to be at war with the government over one set of public services, in relation to the equalities agenda, yesterday (25 January 2007) they set their face in favour of a public service ethos in relation to broadcasting.