Media Matters in New Zealand Inc., a registered charity with the Charities Commission, is pleased that one of its member’s appeal to the High Court against a BSA order issued against him, has been successful, at least in part (see below). Members of Media Matters are “campaigning for a better media”. Their “Vision” is “a Media Environment in New Zealand that is safe to all: free of gratuitous sex, violence, asnd offensive language… so parents can trust what their children see.” Members are also very concerned about inaccurracies in the media (Source: www.viewers.org.nz ).
Fairfax Media reported on 2 May 2012:
A Wellington beneficiary has succeeded in overturning a Broadcasting Standards Authority [BSA] ruling that he should pay $50 costs to deter him from making too many complaints. [Read more…]