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Repeat broadcast detailing serial killer Ted Bundy’s crimes breaches children’s standard

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found a repeat broadcast on a Sunday morning of a 20/20 episode detailing serial killer Ted Bundy’s crimes, breached the children’s interests and programme...

BSA orders broadcast statement and $3000 costs against Magic Talk Afternoons with Sean Plunket

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has found a Magic Talk Afternoons with Sean Plunket interview about the legal basis for iwi roadblocks under Covid-19 restrictions, amplified negative stereotypes about Maori...

BSA Releases Four Decisions

The Authority has published four decisions. Three of the complaints were upheld. Two concerned comments/terms breaching the discrimination and denigration standard. The recent decisions can be found here.

BSA Releases Six Decisions

The Authority has published six decisions with none of the complaints upheld. The recent decisions can be found here.

BSA releases seven decisions

The Authority has published seven decisions. One complaint about an item on Fair Go was upheld.

BSA releases 10 decisions

The Authority has published ten decisions. No complaints were upheld. The recent decisions can be found here.

BSA sees increase in complaints received and decisions issued

Complaints about news and current affairs coverage are behind a surge in the number of issues brought to the BSA.

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