Tag: BAME

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BAFTA to Block Awards For Films That Aren’t Diverse Enough

Two of the main British Film Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards will only be awarded to films which meet diversity targets, the British Film Institute (BFI) has announced. From 2019 onwards, nominations for the awards of ‘outstanding

A BBC logo is pictured on a television screen inside the BBC's New Broadcasting House office in central London, on November 12, 2012. The BBC announced that two of its executives were standing aside on Monday and warned more heads may roll as it battles with a major crisis over …

BBC Sack Award Winning Comedian for Being ‘White and Male’

The BBC has let go a long-standing, award winning comedian from Radio 4 because he was “white and male” and therefore didn’t fit in with diversity targets, he has claimed. Jon Holmes has appeared on Radio 4’s The Now Show

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Every British TV Show To Be Monitored for ‘Diversity’

Some of Britain’s best-loved and most watched programmes, including EastEnders and Coronation Street, are to be monitored for their ethnic, gender and sexual orientation diversity as part of a new scheme to be rolled out eventually across the whole of

LGBT Groups Protest Outside The BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Awards

Govt: BBC Must Have Ten Per Cent LGBT Staff

At least 10 percent of BBC employees should be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transsexual (LGBT), a government policy paper has said. The target is nearly twice that of broadcasting rival Channel 4, which, as a broadcaster tasked with promoting diversity,