Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Ofcom will probably fine ITV over yet another deception, the Guardian has learned. This time, the watchdog agency has been told by its investigator, the law firm Olswang, that the network allowed viewers to continue voting for candidates for the People's Choice awards candidate at the 2004 British Comedy Awards after the prize winner had been determined. Callers were charged for their calls. The fine could go as high as 100,000 pounds. ITV has already been fined for a deceptive practice for the 2005 British Comedy Awards. Read more here.