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Comments About Jewish Influence In Hollywood Breached Broadcasting Standards

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 10:23 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found MediaWorks were correct to uphold a complaint about a talkback discussion which referred to Jewish influence in Hollywood, and required no further action. The comments had the potential to affirm, further ... More >>

BSA Upholds Complaint Over Classification And Scheduling Of Offensive Content On Reality TV Show

Friday, 13 August 2021, 10:33 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has upheld a complaint about the classification and scheduling of an episode of SAS Australia which screened on Bravo at 7.30pm. The episode, following 17 Australian celebrities put through a gruelling training ... More >>

BSA Finds John Banks Talkback Discussion Breached Standards With Denigrating Comments About Māori

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 10:33 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found an exchange between stand-in Magic Talk host John Banks and a caller, including denigrating comments about Māori culture, breached broadcasting standards. It has ordered the broadcaster, MediaWorks ... More >>

BSA Finds Comments On COVID-19 Vaccine Safety And ‘anti-vaxxers’ Did Not Breach Standards

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 10:51 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about an item on Seven Sharp in which co-host Hilary Barry made comments about the safety of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine and “anti-vaxxers”. The comments included a suggestion ... More >>

BSA Finds Coarse Language In Comedy Gala Broadcast Did Not Breach Broadcasting Standards

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 11:24 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about offensive language on the broadcast of a recording of the TVNZ 2 live comedy event, Best Foods Christmas Comedy Gala . The complaint under the Good Taste and Decency Standard was ... More >>

BSA Finds News Item On Controversial Pub Wall-hanging Did Not Breach Standards

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:25 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about an item on 1 News that discussed a controversial wall-hanging in a Puhoi Pub bearing the n-word, and included footage of the wall-hanging itself. The complaint alleged the ... More >>

BSA Research Reveals Different Attitudes To Discrimination And Denigration On TV/radio

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 10:34 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Attitudes towards discrimination and denigration on TV and radio appear to be changing with younger New Zealanders showing a lower tolerance for it than older generations, according to new research from the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA). The research ... More >>

BSA Welcomes Review Of Media Content Regulation

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 3:43 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has welcomed the announcement today of a review of New Zealand’s media content regulatory system. BSA Board Chair Judge Bill Hastings said the Authority had long been supportive of changes given the different ... More >>

BSA Draws A Line Under Complaints About Te Reo

Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 10:57 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has drawn a line under complaints about the use of te reo Māori in broadcasts. The BSA said it had received 27 enquiries about the language’s use since June last year – five times as many in the same ... More >>

BSA Orders Broadcast Statement And $3000 Costs Against Magic Talk Afternoons With Sean Plunket

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 4:14 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has found a Magic Talk Afternoons with Sean Plunket interview about the legal basis for iwi roadblocks under Covid-19 restrictions, amplified negative stereotypes about Maori and had the potential to cause widespread ... More >>

Repeat Broadcast Detailing Serial Killer Ted Bundy’s Crimes Breaches Children’s Standard

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 4:10 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has found a repeat broadcast on a Sunday morning of a 20/20 episode detailing serial killer Ted Bundy’s crimes, breached the children’s interests and programme information standards. The episode presented ... More >>

BSA Sees Increase In Complaints Received And Decisions Issued

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 9:59 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Complaints about news and current affairs coverage are behind a surge in the number of issues brought to the BSA. The Authority received 135 complaints and issued 111 decisions in the 2019/2020 financial year, a rise respectively of 11% and 23% on ... More >>

Reference To ‘Jewish Billionaires’ Breaches Discrimination And Denigration Standard

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 3:33 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has found an item on 1 News stating that the ‘Israel Start-up Nation’ cycling team was ‘backed by Jewish billionaires’, breached standards as it had the effect of embedding and reflecting harmful stereotypes. ... More >>

BSA Upholds Alcohol Healthwatch’s Complaint

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 12:26 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has found an item on The Rock FM’s The Morning Rumble amounted to alcohol promotion that was socially irresponsible and ordered costs of $1000. The Morning Rumble featured an interview in April with ... More >>

BSA Upholds Complaint From Ōwairaka Activist That RNZ Item Misrepresented Her Views

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 10:52 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has upheld a complaint from environmental activist Lisa Prager that an RNZ Checkpoint item misrepresented her position and was unfair to her. The Checkpoint item summarised the complainant’s submission ... More >>

BSA Announces New CEO - Glen Scanlon

Friday, 4 September 2020, 12:01 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Board of the Broadcasting Standards Authority I Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho has appointed Glen Scanlon to lead the organisation as its new Chief Executive. BSA Chair Judge Bill Hastings says Glen will bring a wealth of experience in digital, broadcast ... More >>

BSA Releases Litmus Testing Research On Public Attitudes Towards Violence On TV/Radio

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 10:42 am | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today released its annual litmus testing research which explores the public’s attitudes towards violence on TV/Radio and views on BSA’s recent decisions on complaints relating to violence in broadcast ... More >>

BSA Finds Reference To ‘child Pornography’ Did Not Breach Standards, But Encourages Caution

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 2:55 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

BSA finds reference to ‘child pornography’ in news item did not breach standards, but encourages caution and judgement around terminology The Broadcasting Standards Authority ( BSA ) has not upheld a complaint that a Newshub item reporting on the ... More >>

BSA Finds Tennis Promo Not In Breach Of Broadcasting Standards

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 2:05 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has not upheld two complaints about a promo for the ASB Women’s Classic tennis competition which screened on Sky Sport in January 2020. The promo, which was repeated throughout broadcast coverage of the competition, ... More >>

Leigh Pearson Reappointed To Broadcasting Standards Authority

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:29 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

Wellingtonian Leigh Pearson has been reappointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) for a one-year fixed term, Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. With her previous knowledge and experience, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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