The list below contains our recently published decisions, with the latest at the top.
60 Minutes: " Silent Witness". Item included interview with witness who had been a paid police informer and had given evidence in a murder trial. Upheld (balance). Not upheld (law and order, in part). Declined to determine (law and order, in part). Declined to determine (fairness (subsumed under balance), responsible programming). Order (broadcast of brief summary of decision).
60 Minutes: "Doctor Knows Best". Item on cervical cancer, statement about the medical profession not taking it seriously until after an enquiry. Not upheld (balance, accuracy). Declined to determine (responsible programming, accuracy of news items (60 Minutes was a current affairs programme)).
More Report. Complaint that items in More FM comment programmes were attempts to influence judicial decisions. The Authority accepted the referral only on the grounds that the Solicitor-General was dissatisfied with the action taken by the broadcaster. The decision did not investigate and review the broadcaster's decision relating to any standards matter. Upheld: action taken sufficient. No order.