Ofcom: TV viewers 'less tolerant' of discrimination
Television viewers and radio listeners have become less tolerant of racist or discriminatory words, Ofcom research has found.
Such words were considered to be harder hitting and carry more emotional impact than "general" swear words.
The study of audience attitudes is the first to be conducted by the broadcasting regulator since 2010.
The results will be shared with broadcasters to help them better understand audience expectations.
Ofcom's findings included: The 9pm watershed remained vital as an indicator to audiences of potentially offensive material Bad language can be more... read more
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