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Expert’s COVID-19 vaccine statements on Seven Sharp not inaccurate, BSA finds

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint that a Seven Sharp segment breached the accuracy standard when a leading immunisation expert described the composition and safety of…

BSA Releases 5 Decisions

In one decision, the Authority upheld a complaint that footage on The Project of a child being encouraged to perform a hongi with an electric fence breached the law and…

BSA Releases 8 Decisions

One relates to a complaint that a TV discussion about musicians’ backlash to podcaster Joe Rogan, mentioning his use of ivermectin to treat COVID-19, was unfair.

BSA recognises contribution of departing Chief Executive Glen Scanlon

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Glen Scanlon.

BSA Releases 3 Decisions

In one decision, the Authority has not upheld complaints alleging a report on 1 News regarding vaccination decreasing chances of COVID-19 infection was inaccurate and misleading.

Audiences less tolerant of racial or cultural slurs, more relaxed over F-word, BSA study finds

This release is also available in Māori, Mandarin, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi and Samoan. Warning: The research contains language some readers may find offensive.

BSA Releases 4 Decisions

One relates to a complaint that an interview on Morning Report with National Party leader Christopher Luxon breached the discrimination and denigration standard in relation to people of Christian faith.

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