BSA | Broadcasting Standards Authority | Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho
The list below contains our recently published decisions, with the latest at the top.
3 National News. Item discussed death in prison cells. Not upheld (good taste and decency, law and order, accuracy).
TV3 advertisement for vaseline showed naked female torso. Not upheld (good taste and decency).
Lion Red Big Time. Montage of shots in sponsorship advertisement. Not upheld (liquor).
TVNZ Steinlager beer advertisement. Complaint that it caused offence to women. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).
89FM "Candid Call" phone call. Not upheld: majority (good taste and decency). Declined to determine (complaint that Radio New Zealand, having upheld part of the complaint, should have included an apology).
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