June 2, 2007

NEWS / REGULATIONS: EU cites media freedom as Poles probe Teletubbies

EU cites media freedom as Poles probe Teletubbies

BRUSSELS: The European Commission reaffirmed its attachment to media freedom when asked about a Polish plan to investigate the Teletubbies children's television show for allegedly promoting homosexuality.

The move by children's rights watchdog Ewa Sowinska appeared to be the latest step in the conservative Warsaw government's drive to curb what it sees as homosexual propaganda, although the pro-government parliamentary speaker warned her against turning her department into "a laughing stock".

FULL ARTICLE AT http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4077397a1860.html

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