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BSA releases eight new decisions today

The Authority has released eight new decisions today, with one decision not upholding a complaint about a broadcast of Saturday Morning on Radio New Zealand.

 The broadcast included an interview with a former nun and LGBT rights activist about her experiences with and views on the Catholic Church. The complainant submitted the interview breached broadcasting standards by including the suggestion that the Catholic Church, and by connection, all Catholics are corrupt. The Authority found that the interview did not contain a high level of condemnation, nor would it undermine community standards of good taste and decency, as it was a nuanced, considered conversation that was narrowly focused on the interviewee’s personal views and experiences with the Catholic Church.

 You can read the full decision and the other decisions released here.