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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.

BSA finds 'The Long Lunch' interview with Ross Campbell breaches broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found an interview between Wendyl Nissen and Horowhenua District Councillor Ross Campbell was unbalanced, misleading and unfair.

BSA releases research into nudity on screen, sexual media content, youth and harm

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has today released research which explores how depictions of nudity on screen in different scenarios may impact or harm children and young people.

BSA finds RNZ’s programming change following 15 March mosque attacks not in breach of broadcasting standards

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found that RNZ’s programming change on the morning of 17 March 2019, following the 15 March 2019 mosque attacks in Christchurch, did not breach...

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