ARTICLES RELATING TO BCCSA

MultiChoice fined R40k over 'grossly negligent' DStv promos

2015-02-02 11:18

MultiChoice has again been slapped with fines by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) for showing content unsuitable for children.

kykNet wins BCCSA appeal after they mocked people suffering from Tourette's

2014-12-04 13:50

kykNET (DStv 144) has won the appeal against a judgment from the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA).

BCCSA cannot make order on Inge Lotz pics

2014-11-20 18:18

Complaints about the broadcast of a blurred image of murdered Stellenbosch student Inge Lotz in 2008 cannot be taken further, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

BCCSA rules against Carte Blanche

2014-10-07 14:03

Carte Blanche has been ordered to apologise to Ekurhuleni municipal councillor Neil Diamond, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has said.

SABC faulted for allowing defamatory comment - BCCSA

2014-10-06 15:16

The SABC has been faulted by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA for failing to qualify a defamatory remark a caller to a radio programme made about the Cabinet.

Metro FM xenophobia complaint dismissed

2014-08-27 12:46

Complaints that remarks on a Metro FM current affairs show encouraged xenophobia have been dismissed by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA.

kykNET fined R30 000 for Tourette’s skit

2014-07-29 11:39

Afrikaans pay-TV channel kykNET has been fined R30 000 for broadcasting a programme mimicking people suffering from Tourette’s Syndrome.

SABC fined R10 000 over 'sex in the alleyway'

2014-07-23 11:21

The beleaguered SABC and its SABC2 TV channel have been fined R10 000 by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa.

Disney XD on DStv fined R5 000 for showing horror promo

2014-06-09 17:30

Disney XD on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform has been fined R5 000 by the BCCSA.

TUT says no truth to lock-up report

2014-05-13 19:20

Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campus has denied a media report on students who allegedly locked up their lecturers.

 

Jewish radio gets slap on the wrist for hate speech

2015-01-26 17:47

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has reprimanded Jewish radio station Chai FM for broadcasting content that amounted to hate speech and propaganda.

Complaint against Carte Blanche dismissed

2014-11-24 11:30

A complaint against a Carte Blanche programme about the high fees charged by veterinarians has been dismissed by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA.

Complaints against SABC not upheld

2014-10-20 14:10

The SABC was not biased in its news reports on the Israel-Gaza conflict, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) says.

Carte Blanche ordered to apologise to municipal councillor

2014-10-07 13:15

Carte Blanche has been ordered to apologise to Ekurhuleni municipal councillor Neil Diamond after it contravened the broadcasting code.

Complaint against Metro FM dismissed

2014-09-10 17:00

A complaint that a Metro FM presenter promoted the use of dagga has been dismissed by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA).

Cape Talk complaint not upheld - BCCSA

2014-08-16 18:58

A complaint that the Harley Carnes US Report, which was broadcast on Cape Talk, is one-sided has not been upheld, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA says.

e.tv fined for showing male stripper with a boner

2014-07-29 10:30

e.tv has been fined R10 000 by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa for broadcasting "distasteful" programming.

Jacaranda FM fined R5 000 over presenter's bestiality remarks

2014-07-21 12:40

Jacaranda FM has been fined R5000 after a presenter made remarks about an incident of bestiality, the BCCSA has said.

SABC reprimanded for violating code

2014-06-09 13:03

The SABC has been reprimanded for contravening the broadcasting code for not giving an organisation the fair right of reply, the BCCSA says.

kykNET fined R20 000 for human error

2014-05-12 16:04

kykNET on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform has been fined R20 000 by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa.

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