The Broadcasting Standards Authority has upheld aspects of seven complaints under the privacy and fairness standards, regarding broadcasts by RNZ which included material stolen from the former Waikato District Health…
The decision upheld aspects of seven complaints under the privacy and fairness standards regarding RNZ reporting on a child in the care of Oranga Tamariki.
The Broadcasting Standards Authority has upheld a complaint an item on Fair Go dealing with various issues arising from a house being built breached the accuracy and fairness standards.
One relates to a complaint that two items on 1 News concerning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine breached multiple standards. This was not upheld. The decisions can be seen here.
One relates to a complaint the comment ‘pale, male and stale’ in an item on local government diversity breached the discrimination and denigration standard. This was not upheld.
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.
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.