Salisbury Poisonings – Ofcom Begins 7 Investigations Into RT Coverage

18th April 2018 | Liz Munro

The UK broadcast regulator, Ofcom, has announced that it has opened seven new investigations into the due impartiality of news and current affairs on RT the Kremlin backed news channel. Ofcom said that the overall compliance record of RT’s licensee, TV Novosti, had not been materially out of line with other broadcasters. But the latest investigations are a direct result of RT’s coverage of the Salisbury poison attack on Yulia and Sergei Skripal.

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