BSA | Broadcasting Standards Authority | Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho
The list below contains our recently published decisions, with the latest at the top.
Holmes. Item on the findings of the Cartwright Report on cervical cancer. Upheld (accuracy, responsible programming). Order (broadcast of summary of decision).
Radio Pacific interview on subject of psychiatric patients being released back into the community. Host's comments about security for one psychiatric patient. Upheld (accuracy). Not upheld (privacy, balance). No order.
Fair Go. Item about company directors' liabilities and the difficulties caused by the liquidation of a specific building firm. Not upheld (privacy).
Radio 99 FM. Editorial comment on broadcasting licensing fee. Not upheld (balance, accuracy).
Movie "Jagged Edge". Use of offensive language. Not upheld (good taste and decency): action taken sufficient.
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