Complaints about news and current affairs coverage are behind a surge in the number of issues brought to the BSA.
The Authority has published eight decisions. No complaints were upheld. The recent decisions can be found here.
The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found an item on 1 News stating that the ‘Israel Start-up Nation’ cycling team was ‘backed by Jewish billionaires’, breached standards as it had...
The Authority has published seven decisions, upholding three complaints. The recent decisions can be found here.
BSA upholds Alcohol Healthwatch’s complaint The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found an item on The Rock FM’s The Morning Rumble amounted to alcohol promotion that was socially irresponsible and ordered...
The Authority has not upheld a complaint that an interview with the Rt Hon Winston Peters on Q+A breached the fairness and balance standards.
The Authority has not upheld seven complaints (including one ‘fast tracked’ due to the election). It declined to determine one complaint as the broadcast was no longer available.