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Humm FM host breached fairness standard of Radio Code

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found two broadcasts of Hindi radio programme, Humm FM Drive, breached the fairness standard of the Radio Code of Broadcasting Practice.

BSA releases decisions on New Zealand broadcast coverage of 15 March 2019 mosque attacks

Warning: This release contains content that some readers may find distressing.

BSA finds 'The Long Lunch' interview with Ross Campbell breaches broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found an interview between Wendyl Nissen and Horowhenua District Councillor Ross Campbell was unbalanced, misleading and unfair.

BSA releases research into nudity on screen, sexual media content, youth and harm

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today released research which explores how depictions of nudity on screen in different scenarios may impact or harm children and young people.

BSA finds RNZ’s programming change following 15 March mosque attacks not in breach of broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that RNZ’s programming change on the morning of 17 March 2019, following the 15 March 2019 mosque attacks in Christchurch, did not breach...

Awareness of BSA, broadcasting standards and the complaints process remains high

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today published the results of its two-yearly public awareness survey.

BSA strategic refresh puts the spotlight on harm and increased engagement and education with broadcasters and the public

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today published its new strategic framework for 2019/20, unveiling a refreshed vision statement with an increased focus on education and engagement, with both broadcasters...

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