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Monday, January 28, 2008

Ofcom: Satiric Show Not in Breach of Broadcasting Code Over Reference To Madeleine McCann

Ofcom has okayed a Channel 4 satire that poked fun at British politicians, saying the point was the lengths to which they might go to win an election, not the unsolved disappearance of four-year-old Madeleine McCann. The sketch, which aired on the long-running Bremner, Bird, and Fortune television show, shocked some viewers.

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