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  • Muslim outrage at Channel 4 film prompts new inquiry by watchdog

    08/09/2007 5:04:05 AM PDT · by Forgiven_Sinner · 17 replies · 598+ views
    The Times ^ | August 9, 2007 | Adam Sherwin, Media Correspondent
    A “distorted” Channel 4 documentary about Muslim extremism that enraged community leaders and resulted in a fruitless police investigation will now be the subject of an Ofcom inquiry. West Midlands Police made a formal complaint over a Channel 4 Dispatches film that participants and race crime prosecutors claim was edited in a misleading manner. Undercover Mosque, broadcast in January, featured footage shot at a number of mosques, including one at which a preacher praised the Taleban for killing British soldiers. Channel 4 said that the programme revealed how a message of hatred and segregation was being spread by some Islamic...