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BSA Releases 5 Decisions

One decision relates to a complaint that it was inappropriate for the AM Show to broadcast multiple images of spiders due to viewers potentially having arachnophobia.

BSA research highlights public concerns over spread of misinformation

New Zealanders are worried a shift to online platforms is fuelling misinformation and making it harder to identify ‘the truth’, according to new research from the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

BSA Releases 3 Decisions

One concerns a complaint alleging a 1 News report on a leaked draft US Supreme Court decision relating to Roe v Wade was unbalanced due to a lack of pro-life…

BSA appoints Stacey Wood as new Chief Executive

The Board of the Broadcasting Standards Authority | Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho has appointed Stacey Wood as the organisation’s new Chief Executive.

BSA Releases 5 Decisions

One relates to a complaint a Newshub item reporting poll results on support for the monarchy breached the accuracy standard by conflating the issues of NZ becoming a republic and…

Streamlined Broadcasting Code reflects changing society and media environment

A new Codebook designed to make broadcasting standards simpler, clearer and more user-friendly for broadcasters and audiences takes effect from today.

BSA Releases 11 Decisions

One relates to a complaint that a Morning Report item stating ‘Protesters occupying Parliament grounds have been calling for reinforcements…’ breached the law and order standard.

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