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Maurice vs TVNZ (13/005)

Content: “Wifi detrimental to health, study suggests” Publisher: TVNZ Outcome: No Grounds to Proceed Click here to view full Decision The Chairman noted the item complained about was posted on www.tvnz.co.nz on 2 December and the complaint was received on 20 December. Under the OMSA Constitution, Section 6(a) of the complaints procedures requires a complaint to be lodged within 14 …

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Jowsey vs Radio New Zealand (13/004)

Content: “Climate deniers ordered to pay court costs” Publisher: Radio New Zealand Outcome: No Grounds to Proceed Click here to view full Decision The Chairman viewed a copy of the content, the complaint, the preliminary response from Radio New Zealand and the relevant Standard from the Code, Standard 4 Discrimination and Denigration. The Chairman noted that Mike Jowsey considered the term …

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Cumming vs Radio New Zealand (13/003)

Content: “Climate deniers ordered to pay court costs” Publisher: Radio New Zealand Outcome: Not Upheld Click here to view full Decision The Chairman noted that Richard Cumming considered the term “Climate deniers” to be derogatory and discriminating. Mr Cumming said “The use of this term is a disturbing trend especially by the state funded broadcaster and could be construed as a …

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Wood vs Radio New Zealand (13/002)

Content: “Manning: please call me Chelsea” Publisher: Radio New Zealand Outcome: No Grounds to Proceed Click to view the full decision The Chairman viewed a copy of the content, the complaint, the preliminary response from RNZ and the relevant Standards from the Code, Standard 1 Accuracy, Standard 3 Fairness and Standard 4 Discrimination and Denigration. The Chairman confirmed that while Radio …

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Swan vs TVNZ (13/001)

Content: ‘Justice failed’ Trayvon Martin – civil rights group Publisher: Television New Zealand Limited Outcome: No Grounds to Proceed Click to view the full decision. Summary: The Chairman viewed a copy of the content, the complaint, the preliminary response from TVNZ and the relevant Standards from the Code, Standard 2 Balance on Controversial Issues and Standard 3 Fairness. He noted …

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