Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Apparently Ofcom is less than pleased with BBC1 over its airing of the program Weekend Nazis, which documented a festival last year in which some attendees wore Nazi uniforms and later attended a wedding, wearing the same clothing. They later complained to the agency about the light in which they were portrayed. The BBC and the producer of the show, October Films, defended themselves, saying those who appeared had signed release forms and understood the context, but there is apparently some problem with the forms, and those who appeared in the documentary now say they misunderstood the point of the film. Read more here in a MediaGuardian story.