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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.

BSA Releases 4 Decisions

One relates to a complaint that the comment ‘Australia mugs the Black Caps’ in news coverage of the T20 World Cup cricket final breached broadcasting standards.

Inaccurate and misleading COVID-19 TV discussion breached broadcasting standards

A programme broadcast by Mainland TV breached broadcasting standards with inaccurate and misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and their safety, the Broadcasting Standards Authority has found.

BSA Releases 9 Decisions

In one decision, the Authority found a programme on Mainland TV breached the accuracy standard with misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and the promotion of conspiracies and ineffective remedies.

BSA Releases 10 Decisions

In one decision, the BSA found a robust interview of John Tamihere by RNZ host Kim Hill was in line with audience expectations and did not breach the balance, fairness…

Selective use of evidence risks fuelling COVID misinformation, BSA warns

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has warned of the dangers of fuelling COVID-19 misinformation by selectively quoting reports or data out of context.

BSA Releases 3 Decisions

One relates to a complaint alleging an item on Seven Sharp breached standards by incorrectly stating the COVID-19 vaccine was safe for people who are breastfeeding or pregnant.

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