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Naqvi and The Radio Network Ltd - 2008-142
2008-142

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host discussed terror attacks in Mumbai. Discrimination and denigration, controversial issues, accuracy, fairness. Not upheld.

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Savill and The Radio Network Ltd - 2006-066
2006-066

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host's comment. Good taste and decency. Not upheld. Good taste and decency, social responsibility (denigration). Not upheld.

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Harris and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-184
2004-184

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Terrorism. Good taste and decency. Not upheld.

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Thomas and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-205
2004-205

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Presenter's comments about Iraq. Good taste and decency. Not upheld.

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Whitla and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-104
2004-104

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Denigration. Upheld. Order (broadcast of statement).

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Mitchell and Wolf and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-113, 2004-114
2004-113–114

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host's comment. Good taste and decency, balance, accuracy, and discrimination. Not upheld.

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Duggan and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-086
2004-086

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Good taste and decency, denigration. Not upheld.

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Wolf and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-089
2004-089

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Good taste and decency, denigration. Not upheld.

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Shenken and The Radio Network Ltd - 2004-071
2004-071

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Good taste and decency, balance, fairness, discrimination. Not upheld.

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Smith and 9 Others and The Radio Network Ltd - 2003-174–2003-183
2003-174–183

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Derogatory comments about United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan including reference to Mr Annan as “cheeky darkie”. On the same programme, the host interviewed Dr Brian Edwards about the dominance of women in journalism and made disparaging remarks about female journalists. Action taken sufficient (good taste and decency, discrimination and denigration re Mr Annan; law and order considered under discrimination and denigration). Not upheld (balance; accuracy; discrimination and denigration re female journalists). Not upheld (fairness considered under discrimination and denigration).

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Grover and The Radio Network Ltd - 2003-134
2003-134

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host quoted term considered offensive. Not upheld (good taste and decency, discrimination). Not relevant (accuracy).

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Tannahill and The Radio Network Ltd - 2003-135
2003-135

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host's description of Inspector General of SIS considered as questioning his competence, despite a subsequent apology. Upheld (fairness). No order because apology given sufficient.

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Craig and The Radio Network Ltd - 2003-132
2003-132

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Host critical of what he regarded as religious bigotry after the Advertising Standards Complaints Board had upheld a complaint about a jeans advertisement. Not upheld (balance, accuracy, denigration).

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Shepherd and The Radio Network Ltd - 2003-037
2003-037

Paul Holmes Breakfast Show. Jokes against French and German military. Not upheld (discrimination and denigration).

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McCartain and Angus and The Radio Network Ltd - 2002-152
2002-152

Paul Holmes Breakfast. Comment about Catholic Church and the Pope. Not upheld (social responsibility, discrimination and denigration).