Posts Tagged ‘BSA’

Hosking’s party political broadcasts

Written By: - Date published: 1:06 pm, October 28th, 2016 - 75 comments

Hosking’s pro-Nat rants have been compared to “state TV in China” and “Fox News-style comment”.

BSA: Hosking wrong on ponytail case

Written By: - Date published: 8:46 am, October 1st, 2015 - 23 comments

The echos of John Key’s ponytail pulling harassment of a waitress continue.

Well Done Paddy

Written By: - Date published: 1:12 pm, March 6th, 2014 - 55 comments

For anyone who’s had enough of the media being footloose and fancy free with their reporting.

What the BSA said – Key on RadioLive

Written By: - Date published: 3:00 pm, October 14th, 2011 - 112 comments

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has decided that Key’s hour-long promotional programme on RadioLive was not an election programme.

It will now be very interesting to see what the Electoral Commission decides in relation to advertising complaints.

Creating life is disgusting, but destroying life is fine

Written By: - Date published: 2:02 pm, May 7th, 2010 - 11 comments

It’s puzzled me for some years how few people bat and eye at the countless portrayals of violent death and brutality we see every night on TV, while anything that portrays acts of physical intimacy are carefully vetted in case they cause anyone offence. This cultural oddity has been highlighted by a recent BSA ruling that […]

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