Money for Nothing

Originally published at: - Miguel's website

“The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has found that OZ FM breached the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) Code of Ethics and Equitable Portrayal Code in its broadcast of the song “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits on February 1, 2010. The song contained a word that referred to sexual orientation in a derogatory way, contrary to Clause 2 of the CAB Code of Ethics and Clauses 2, 7 and 9 of the CAB Equitable Portrayal Code.”

From a Metafilter thread: OZFM has been ordered not to play Dire Straits song “Money For Nothing.” In responding to a complaint from a listener, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has agreed that the language in the original lyrics to the song iv inappropriate for public the airwaves.