Broadcasting Standards Authority Audio

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Various audio relating to complaints made to the Broadcasting Standards Authority.
all information written on cassettes, and or sleeve, together with brief content descriptions is entered below.
Many tapes have little or no accompanying information regarding dates, times, broadcasters or complaints.

04/137/116 "HOLMES /SIS/ NTZB Frid 8/8/03 0826 21940"

Paul Holmes makes an apology for regarding comments made the previous day about a retired judge who is the Inspector General of the S.I.S. and is investigating the detention of Ahmed Zaoui. Holmes says 'sorry' to the retired judge, for calling him an 'old buffer' and apologises, despite not being required to. duration 2'00" approx

04/137/117 "Country Life #257 feature 12/4/02"

A 'Country life" feature about intellectually impaired men working in Thames for the "Supported Lifestyle Hauraki Trust." Trust manager Peter Rutherford shows Carol Stiles around the trust.
From BSA site:
"One of the men when interviewed used the phrase “bugger-all�, and the interviewer repeated the term in his next question.Complaint: Country Life – National Radio – bugger – offensive languageFindings: s.4(1)(a) – decline to determine – complaint vexatious
Order: s.16(2)(a) – costs to broadcaster of $150 [not fully auditioned] duration 20'00" approx

04/137/118 "Nine to noon - I/V Goldhagen 3/4/03"

A pre-recorded interview where Linda Clark interviewsNew York author Daniel Goldhagen for National Radio's 'Nine to Noon"programme. Goldhagen suggests a history of anti-semitism in the Catholic Church.
NB audio appears on un-labelled side of cassette. [side 2]
from BSA site:
Complaint: Nine to Noon - interview with Daniel Goldhagen author of book "A moral reckoning" which suggested Catholic responsibility for the Holocaust – called for annotations to the New Testament - unbalanced - unfair
Findings: Principle 4 and Principle 5 – author’s opinions challenged by interviewer – discrimination not encouraged – no uphold [not fully auditioned] duration approx 34'00"

04/137/119 "Insight -Monarchy 17/2/02"

From BSA site:
"An Insight programme dealing with support for a monarchy and republicanism was broadcast on National Radio on Sunday 17 February 2002 between 8.15- 8.45am. The Queen’s impending visit to New Zealand was the catalyst for the discussion.
Complaint: Insight – item on the monarchy versus republic debate – unbalanced – unfair presentation – factual inaccuracies
Findings: Principle 4 – range of views presented – no uphold; Principle 5 – Dr Mann of the Monarchist League not dealt with unfairly – no uphold; Principle 6 – no inaccuracies – no uphold" [not fully auditioned] duration 30'00" approx

04/137/120 "Sandra Cabot with Wayne Mowat ITWNZ 7/5/2003 2/194 "
<<Preserved to BWF by TB, 2009-04-27: sa-04137-120-pm>>

NB audio appears on un-labelled side of cassette. [side 2]
from BSA site:
"Dr Sandra Cabot, the author of the book "Hormone Replacement Therapy: The Real Truth", was interviewed on In Touch With New Zealand at about 3.30pm on 7 May 2003. She advanced the case for natural hormones applied in the form of a cream rather than synthetic hormones in tablet form. In Touch With New Zealand is a magazine-style programme with thematic music broadcast on National Radio each weekday between 2.00 – 5.00pm.

Complaint: In Touch with New Zealand – interview with Dr Cabot about her book "Hormone Replacement Therapy: The Real Truth" – reference to phytoestrogens – commercial interests not acknowledged - unbalanced – inaccurate
Findings: Principle 4 - other views acknowledged – no uphold; Principle 6 – not news or current affairs programme - opinions advanced – not fact – no uphold" duration 19'00" approx

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Year 2003

Reference number 31727

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits Holmes, Paul, 1950-2013
Zaoui, Ahmed, 1960-
Stiles, Carol
Clark, Linda
Guerin, David
MANN, Robert
Hardie-Boys, Michael, Sir
Mowat, Wayne
CABOT, Sandra
Newstalk ZB (Auckland, N.Z.)
Radio Network (estab. 1996, closed 2014)
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007)
Catholic Church
New Zealand. Broadcasting Standards Authority
Radio New Zealand (estab. 1989)
Supported Life Style Hauraki Trust
Monarchist League of New Zealand
Republican Movement (N.Z.)
New Zealand Security Intelligence Service

Date 08 Aug 2003

Subject Thames (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Estrogen -- Therapeutic use/Topical
Menopause -- Hormone therapy/Topical
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

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