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Three new decisions on TV and radio programmes released

The Authority released three new decisions on complaints today, with none of the complaints upheld. Two decisions related to accuracy in news and current affairs reporting.

BSA releases decisions on five complaints

Today the Authority released decisions on five complaints. All decisions addressed standards in news and current affairs programmes. None were upheld.

BSA releases decisions on three complaints

The Authority has released three decisions.

BSA Research Report on Guidance and Principles for Media Reporting on Terrorism and Crisis Events

Today the BSA has published on its website a resource report prepared for broadcasters to assist in the reporting of events following the 15 March Mosque attacks.

Media Releases Archive

All media releases prior to our new website launch in 2019 appear on this page in PDF format.

BSA releases decisions on four complaints

Today the Authority released decisions on four complaints, with two complaints relating to Heather du Plessis-Allan’s use of the term ‘leeches’ to describe the Pacific Islands on talkback radio.

Christchurch 15-3-19: Information

Information for broadcasters and the public on broadcasting standards and where concerns on content you may have seen should be sent, is provided in a short information sheet on our...

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