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Broadcasting Standards Authority and Sean Plunket

Friday, 13 October 2017, 4:34 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Media Release 13 October 2017 Statement from Sean Plunket In the interests of the smooth running of the Broadcasting Standards Authority I have chosen to resign my position as a member of the BSA Board. I wish the Board well in its important work ... More >>

comments about Lions rugby team not in breach of standards

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:09 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has not upheld a complaint about provocative comments made by Mark Watson about the British and Irish Lions rugby team and northern hemisphere rugby media. More >>

National Party election advertisement not in breach of code

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:45 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The BSA has not upheld a complaint that a National Party campaign advertisement parodying the Labour Party’s campaign motto, ‘Let’s do this’ with the tagline, ‘Let’s tax this’ was inaccurate and misleading. More >>

Ban 1080 Party election advertisement did not breach rules

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:38 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The BSA has not upheld two complaints that a Ban 1080 Party election advertisement broadcast on television was inaccurate and misleading and breached broadcasting standards. More >>

Sexual material in foreign language film not in breach

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:57 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Sexual material in foreign language film not in breach of good taste and decency broadcasting standard More >>

Advertisement not in breach of Election Programmes code

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 12:09 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The BSA has not upheld a complaint that a National Party campaign advertisement featuring a group of runners dressed in blue was misleading. The Authority disagreed that the advertisement implied that the National Party was only a single party in Government, ... More >>

Caller’s offensive joke not okay

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 1:39 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Caller’s offensive joke not okay, but radio item did not breach broadcasting standards The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about a joke submitted by a caller during a ‘corny joke’ segment on Jay-Jay, Dom & Randell ... More >>

Checkpoint's Description of Graphic Violence Needed Warning

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 10:20 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

BSA finds description of graphic violence on Checkpoint required a warning The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that the description of violent content in a radio item on Checkpoint about the ‘Dome Valley’ kidnapping case, required an ... More >>

Social media and broadcasting standards

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 9:30 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

New Zealanders’ attitudes to their personal social media content and their expectations about how broadcasters can use it, are revealed in new research commissioned by the Broadcasting Standards Authority. More >>

Decision - Rock Morning Rumble stunt featuring John Key

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 3:19 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Where fields have dotted lines beneath them, you can call up other decisions with the same information. More >>

Parents and children know how to manage challenging content

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:35 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Parents and children know how to manage challenging content The majority of New Zealanders take steps to manage their children’s media use, according to independent research released today. More >>

McMillan and Television New Zealand Ltd - 2013-025

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 10:33 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

An item on Seven Sharp reported the predictions of a climate scientist about the impacts of climate change on New Zealand by the year 2100, and included the opinion of a climate change health expert about the health risks associated with the predicted ... More >>

Decision: Craig and 4 Others and Television New Zealand Ltd

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 10:06 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Seven Sharp – presenters made comments about leader of the Conservative Party Colin Craig – allegedly in breach of good taste and decency, law and order, privacy, controversial issues, fairness, accuracy, discrimination and denigration, responsible ... More >>

The Acceptability of Words in Broadcasting, 2013

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:16 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Quantitative research to provide a monitor of the acceptability of the use of swear words, blasphemies and other expletives in broadcasting over time More >>

Decision: Batchelor and RadioWorks Ltd - Michael Laws

Monday, 1 October 2012, 1:12 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Complaint under sections 8(1B)(b)(i) and 8(1B)(b)(ii) of the Broadcasting Act 1989 More >>

BSA decision on Michael Laws Talkback comments

Monday, 9 July 2012, 3:57 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Standard 1 (good taste and decency) – specific nature of the comments had clear potential to distress and offend, whether or not they were intended to be taken literally – upheld by majority Standard 2 (law and order) – host was not seriously encouraging ... More >>

Decision: Francis, Gouge and Thompson and TVWorks Ltd

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 3:58 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Campbell Live – items reported on controversial comments made by the CE of the EMA that some female workers are less productive because they take sick leave when they are menstruating – interviewed CE and portion of the interview broadcast – ... More >>

Decision: New Zealand Labour Party and RadioWorks Ltd

Friday, 14 October 2011, 10:31 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Finding: broadcast did not amount to an “election programme” for the purposes of the Broadcasting Act 1989 or the Election Programmes Code – in any event the nominated standards were not breached More >>

BSA decision: MQ v TVNZ - breach of privacy

Monday, 19 September 2011, 4:34 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

complainant was identifiable due to use of his first name, full length shots of his body and clothing, footage of his property and street, recordings of his voice – complainant’s solvent abuse was a private fact – disclosure of complainant’s ... More >>

Complaint from Prime Minister’s Office not upheld

Monday, 19 September 2011, 4:32 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

A One News item about the Government upgrading its BMWs and a donation from a BMW dealership did not breach standards, the Broadcasting Standards Authority has found. Kevin Taylor, on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Office complained that the teaser ... More >>

 

 

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