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Ofcom opens the door to product placement on UK television

Tweet Commercial broadcasters are set to benefit from paid-for product placement in television programmes under rules proposed by Ofcom, the communications industries regulator. Product placement will be allowed in films, TV series, entertainment shows and sports programmes, but not in children’s and news programmes, UK-produced current affairs, consumer affairs and religious programmes. There will be a ban on the product placement of toba ... Jump to full article >>

Blackwater staff ‘violated weapons law’

Tweet Embattled security company faces new legal difficulties after its former president and four other former employees were charged with federal weapons charges The embattled security company Blackwater, which became known as the privatised face of warfare in Iraq, faces new legal difficulties after its former president and four other former employees were charged with federal weapons charges related to the alleged stockpiling of automatic rifl ... Jump to full article >>