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BSA releases litmus testing research on public attitudes towards violence on TV/Radio

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today released its annual litmus testing research which explores the public’s attitudes towards violence on TV/Radio and views on BSA’s recent decisions on complaints...

BSA finds reference to ‘child pornography’ in news item did not breach standards, but encourages caution and judgement around terminology

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint that a Newshub item reporting on the arrest of Sir Ron Brierley for alleged possession of ‘child pornography’ should have...

Protecting children from harmful content: new research reveals the biggest upsets and how to deal with them

A new study has underlined the importance of safeguards to protect children from harmful content on television and the internet.

BSA finds tennis promo not in breach of broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has not upheld two complaints about a promo for the ASB Women’s Classic tennis competition which screened on Sky Sport in January 2020.

BSA finds the University of Otago treated unfairly in broadcasts about sexual assault allegations

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that items on TVNZ’s Breakfast and 1 News were unfair to the University of Otago, in breach of the fairness broadcasting standard.

BSA says thank you and haere rā to outgoing Chief Executive Belinda Moffat

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Belinda Moffat.

New Safeguards Launch Today on Free-To-Air Television

From today, Kiwi TV viewers will notice a change to the safeguards on their screens.

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