Karima Brown's allegations of patronage network were unbalanced, not backed up by facts - inquiry finds

2019-09-19 15:39

The links that journalist Karima Brown created on her radio show between five individuals and their dealings with MultiChoice and the SABC were not based on fact and did not consider the potential harm to their reputations, an independent inquiry has found.

BCCSA rules in favour of Jackson Mthembu against ANN7

2018-02-09 17:06

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa has ruled against Africa News Network7, following a complaint by ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu.

ANN7 agrees to apologise 'unreservedly' to Derek Hanekom

2017-09-27 13:00

TV news channel ANN7 has agreed to apologise "unreservedly" to former tourism minister Derek Hanekom for false and damaging allegations made about him during one of their programmes.

ANN7 to pay R10 000 for inaccurate reporting

2017-07-17 15:56

Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 has been smacked with a R10 000 fine by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa after twice misquoting Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's tweet on colonialism.

BCCSA slams Carte Blanche over unfair wetland story

2016-04-06 14:21

The BCCSA has slammed Carte Blanche over an "unfair" iSimangaliso Wetland Park story, saying the show's insert lacked accuracy and objectivity.

Doctor: Why I lodged a complaint against wedding show

2015-12-02 08:03

The woman who lodged the complaint against the popular SA television show, Our Perfect Wedding, says as a doctor, she deals with rape survivors and abused women all the time.

ODM slapped on wrist for showing porn without permission

2015-05-06 20:03

On Digital Media (trading as StarSat and previously known as Top TV) has been fined R25 000 for broadcasting its porn channels for almost a month without approval from the Icasa.

BCCSA lets 5FM DJ off the hook over axe attack joke

2015-03-23 14:55

Comments by DJ and 5FM contributor Sol Phenduka about Stellenbosch axe attack Marli van Breda “did not go so far as to justify an intervention”, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

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).


Karima Brown breached broadcasting code - independent inquiry finds

2019-09-18 23:28

An independent inquiry into allegations of censorship and editorial interference at Primedia found that journalist Karima Brown had breached the provisions of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa's code.

'Apartheid was much more than bullying episode' - BCCSA on Tumi Morake comments

2017-11-22 19:18

Breakfast show host Tumi Morake's comments about her feelings on apartheid did not incite harm, a BCCSA tribunal has ruled.

Does TV sex really sell?

2017-07-30 09:00

Following an apology by the producers of SABC1’s soapie, Generations: The Legacy to viewers who had complained about the inclusion of hot sex scenes on the show, many are asking whether sex on TV really sells.

BCCSA: Redi Tlhabi can call government stupid

2016-06-13 12:46

In a case brought before the BCCSA, it ruled that Redi Tlhabi has the right to give her view in an open, democratic society.

Lucifer gets viewers fired up

2016-02-10 12:08

M-Net's devil show has drawn a record number of complaints, with a whopping 89 complaints received so far by the BCCSA.

SABC2 ‘humbly apologises’ for 7de Laan violence

2015-05-19 12:32

SABC2 has "humbly apologised" to viewers over its 7de Laan soap and the graphic violence depicted during episodes in February.

BCCSA receives complaint over SABC's Jansen

2015-04-13 17:30

The BCCSA has received a complaint regarding the behaviour of SABC presenter Eben Jansen during an interview with an EFF spokesperson.

702 complaint not upheld - BCCSA

2015-03-18 14:38

A complaint that Talk Radio 702 incorrectly described a case as one of xenophobia has been rejected, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

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.

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