RACIAL TERM

  • BBC rapped over latest Top Gear 'racial' slur July 29, 2014

    London: Britain's broadcasting watchdog criticised the BBC on Monday after Jeremy Clarkson, presenter of motoring programme Top Gear, used an "offensive racial term" in an episode on Myanmar. Regulator Ofcom said that Clarkson's use of the word "slope", as slang for a person of Asian origin, was potentially offensive and that...
  • Berlusconi brother uses racist term for Balotelli February 6, 2013

    Rome: Silvio Berlusconi's brother, vice president of AC Milan, the team owned by the media mogul, has sparked criticism by using a racist term to refer to the team's new star acquisition, Mario Balotelli, an Italian of African descent. Paolo Berlusconi, who also runs the family newspaper, Il Giornale, made the...