Number of complaints for broadcasting a racial slur

Miss Meehan made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Under the Freedom of Infomation Act, can you please tell me how many complaints you received for:

a. The broadcast on BBC News Bristol on 29 June where a white journalist used a racial slur

b. The broadcast on BBC2 on 1 August where historian Lucy Worsley also used the same racial slur

And what was your response to those complaints?

Yours faithfully,

Michelle

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Michelle

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 4th August 2020.  We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20201148.

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Information Rights

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Dear Michelle Meehan,

                                            

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reference RFI20201148.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Rights

 

BBC Freedom of Information

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