BBC in row over blurring cleavage of interviewee in Kenya

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BBC documentary was edited because of concerns over watershed rules in Africa, say bosses

BBC bosses have become embroiled in a bizarre internal row over the censoring of women’s bodies after blurring an interviewee’s cleavage to avoid causing offence to viewers.

The corporation’s world news team travelled to Nairobi to interview Glamour Pam – who describes herself as an interior designer, makeup artist and Kenyan social media star – for a documentary entitled Fake Me: Living for Likes as part of the corporation’s week of coverage of fake news around the world.

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