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BSA Releases 11 Decisions

One related to a complaint over a news item about sex workers and escorts opening up about their work on social media. The complaint was not upheld.

BSA Releases 5 Decisions

One related to a complaint by the NZ Defence Force about an interview with Nicky Hager on results of an enquiry into Australia’s defence force and the implications for the…

BSA finds coarse language in Comedy Gala broadcast did not breach broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about offensive language on the broadcast of a recording of the TVNZ 2 live comedy event, Best Foods Christmas Comedy…

BSA finds news item on controversial pub wall-hanging did not breach standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about an item on 1 News that discussed a controversial wall-hanging in a Puhoi Pub bearing the n-word, and included…

BSA Releases 9 Decisions

One related to a complaint about coarse language in a comedy gala broadcast and another to a news item on a controversial wall hanging in a Puhoi pub.

BSA research reveals different attitudes to discrimination and denigration on TV/radio

Attitudes towards discrimination and denigration on TV and radio appear to be changing with younger New Zealanders showing a lower tolerance for it than older generations, according to new research…

BSA Releases 9 Decisions

One related to a complaint that news coverage of Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem created the impression that Bethlehem was part of Israel. The complaint was not upheld.

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