The Broadcasting Standards Authority has warned of the dangers of fuelling COVID-19 misinformation by selectively quoting reports or data out of context.
One relates to a complaint alleging an item on Seven Sharp breached standards by incorrectly stating the COVID-19 vaccine was safe for people who are breastfeeding or pregnant.
Public views are being sought on proposed changes to standards for TV and radio programmes to ensure they remain fit for today’s media and regulatory environment.
A panel discussion on APNA Television breached broadcasting standards with misleading comments about COVID-19 and the application of new abortion laws, the Broadcasting Standards Authority has found.
Comments about people based on their COVID-19 vaccination status are unlikely to be considered discrimination or denigration under broadcasting standards, the BSA has found.
In one decision, the Authority has not upheld a complaint alleging a lack of balance in a Newshub Live item on reactions to the sentencing of a person involved in…
We're delighted to welcome two new BSA board members, Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i and John Gillespie. Acting Chair Susie Staley has been confirmed as Chair.