1. "BBC director-general Mark Thompson, speaking in an interview for an Oxford University research program on free speech, has admitted that Christianity is treated with less sensitivity on air than other religions. 2. Thompson said that television programs do not have to be as sensitive with satire, jokes, or comments about Christianity ... 3. Thompson went on to differentiate that other religions closely "identify with ethnic minorities," and thus warrant special regard... 4. "The point is that for a Muslim, a depiction, particularly a comic or demeaning depiction, of the Prophet Mohammed might have the emotional force of a piece of grotesque child pornography," he said. 5. Thompson noted that insulting or disrespecting other religions could carry more emotional baggage and thus a backlash that is more volatile and violent. 6. He told Ash, "Without question, 'I complain in the strongest possible terms,' is different from, 'I complain in the strongest possible terms and I am loading my AK47 as I write." 7. Thompson said that he and the network "think quite carefully about whether something done, in quotes, in the name of freedom of expression, might to the Jew, or the Sikh, or the Hindu, or the Muslim who receives it, feel threatening, isolating and so forth." 8. The BBC director-general added that he believes "those are meaningful considerations" 9. BBC2 aired the controversial show "Jerry Springer: The Opera," which offended many Christians with things like depictions of Jesus in a diaper." BBC Head Admits Network Treats Christianity With Less Sensitivity, Christian News So, the exec gives really good reasons why it's OK to bash Christianity... Spin altering the truth without altering the facts. So, think there is a degree of magnitude difference in network executives in the US?