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BSA cautions broadcasters to avoid casual racism in sports broadcasting

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has cautioned broadcasters to avoid language in sports broadcasting that amounts to casual racism.

BSA takes active approach towards prevention of harm in broadcasting in 2018/19

The BSA has today released its 2018/19 Annual Report which highlights its active approach to maintaining freedom of expression in broadcasting without harm.

Deadline Approaching For Public Submissions On Changes To Election Programmes Broadcasting Code

At 5:00pm on 22 November 2019, the period closes for public submissions regarding the changes BSA is proposing to the Election Programmes Code of Broadcasting Practice (Election Programmes Code).

BSA Seeks Feedback on Changes to Election Programmes Broadcasting Code Ahead of the 2020 General Election

Changes are being proposed to the standards and guidelines that apply to Election Programmes which are broadcast by or for political parties and candidates in the run-up to the general...

Edited version of Love Island UK broadcast at 5pm did not breach the children’s interests standard

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that the heavily edited first episode of Love Island UK met the G (General) classification and did not breach the children’s interests standard...

Humm FM host breached fairness standard of Radio Code

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found two broadcasts of Hindi radio programme, Humm FM Drive, breached the fairness standard of the Radio Code of Broadcasting Practice.

BSA releases decisions on New Zealand broadcast coverage of 15 March 2019 mosque attacks

Warning: This release contains content that some readers may find distressing.

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