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2011 radio investigations

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2011 radio investigations

Program Name Station or licensee Description Outcome Report published
Breakfast with Adam Spencer 2BL   No Breach - Impartiality
BI 2631
23/12/2011
Background Briefing 2RN   Breach - Accuracy No Breach - Accuracy; Correction of significant errors
BI 2648
21/12/2011
Lunch 4JJJ   No Breach - Harm and offence
BI 2700
20/12/2011
Sunday Morning 3AW   Breach - Complaint handling No Breach - Factual accuracy
BI 2606
13/12/2011
  4SFM   Breach - Advertising
2624 (830 kb .docx) Sunshine FM Radio Association Inc
17/11/2011
2UE Afternoons with Michael Smith 2UE   No Breach - Inciting hatred; Factual accuracy
BI 2627
2/11/2011
Afternoons with Chris Smith 2GB   Breach - Standards of decency No Breach - Proscribed matter; Complaints handling
BI 2598
28/10/2011
The Science Show 3RN   Breach - Complaints handling No Breach - Impartiality; Factual accuracy
BI 2595
19/10/2011
'S&M' & 'Last Night' (song lyrics) 2ONE   No Breach - Standards of decency
BI 2601
18/10/2011
Mornings 3LO   No Breach - Impartially; Balance; Stereotypes and discrimination
BI 2632
18/10/2011
Breakfast 5AN   Breach - Impartiality No Breach - Discrimination / Stereotyping
2582
17/10/2011
Marty & Jess Breakfast Show (HOT FM) 4HOT   No breach of Section 6 of Broadcasting Services (Commercial Radio Advertising) Standard 2000  No Breach of Clause 8(1)(b) of Schedule 2 of theBroadcasting Services Act 1992
BI 2685 
9/10/2011
Alan Jones 2GB   Breach - Factual accuracy and presentation of significant viewpoints No Breach - Inciting and/or encouraging violence
BI 2540
29/09/2011
PM 3LO   No Breach - Accuracy; Impartiality; Balance; Serve the public interest
BI 2603
26/09/2011
  7SEA   No breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements
BI 2465
20/09/2011
  4MIC   Breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements
BI 2466 
20/09/2011
Audit into local content 6RED   No breach - "Material of local significance" quota requirements
BI 2467
20/09/2011
Harf Time 3AK   No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule
BI 2641 
19/09/2011
Lisa, Baz and Sam 6PPM   No Breach - Standards of decency
BI 2589 
16/09/2011
advertisement 2PM   No Breach - Standards of decency Breach - Complaints handling
BI 2596
13/09/2011
  3MBS   Breach - Corporate governance policies and procedures; Internal conflict; Complaints handling; Volunteering; Rights to make complaints; Resolution of complaints No Breach - Financial membership
BI 2591 
8/09/2011
  8TFM   Breach - Advertisements
BI 2607
2/09/2011
  3BBB   Breach - Broadcast advertisements
BI 2608
31/08/2011
The Hot Breakfast 5MMM   No Breach - Presents as desirable the misuse of alcohol
BI 2575
25/08/2011
  2UUU   Breach - Advertisements; Record of matters broadcasting No Breach - Advertisements; Represent community interest; Encourage participation
BI 2587
24/08/2011
Leon Byner Show 5AA   Breach - clause 3.1(a) for the broadcast of The Leon Byner Show on 1 October 2010; No Breach - clause 3.1(a) for the broadcasts of The Leon Byner Show on 12 and 19 October 2010; and Breach - clauses 5.5 and 5.6
2553
23/08/2011
  6NR   Breach - Advertisements; Time limits on sponsorship announcements
BI 2592
11/08/2011
tobacco advertising 4TOO   No Breach - Licence condition (tobacco advertising)
BI 2602 
12/07/2011
Mornings with Jon Faine 3LO   No Breach - Accuracy; Impartiality; Discrimination/stereotypes; Provide adequate response to complaint
BI 2549
6/07/2011
Saturday Morning 3LO   No Breach - Discrimination and stereotypes
BI 2554
29/06/2011
      Breach - Represent community interest; Encouraging participation No Breach - Records of matter broadcast
BI 2571
23/06/2011
political advertisement 2CC   No Breach – Identification of certain political matter
BI 2566
7/06/2011
Ryan, Monty and Wippa 6PER   No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency
BI 2552
27/05/2011
The Science Show 2RN   No breach - Diversity of perspectives
BI 2530
17/05/2011
      Breach - Represent community interest; Encourage participation in programming
BI 2454
14/04/2011
  3ECB   Breach - Complaints handling process  No Finding - Clearly distinguishing factual material from commentary
BI 2550
14/04/2011
Hot 30 Countdown 3FOX   No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency; Complaints handling
BI 2516 
11/04/2011
  3WPR   Breach - Policies and procedures that enable community participation; Volunteer policy; All policy documents will be freely available; Resolving complaints; Complaint handling No Breach - Principles of diversity and independence; Complaint handling
BI 2543
5/04/2011
The Matt and Jo Breakfast Show 3FOX   No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule
BI 2502
22/03/2011
  2GLF   Breach - Broadcast advertisements Breach - Community interest
BI 2532
28/02/2011
  4BI   Breach - Continue to represent the community interest it represented at the time the licence was allocated or last renewed
BI 2509
24/02/2011
The Kyle and Jackie O Hour of Power 2DAY   No Breach - Hatred, contempt or ridicule
BI 2491
8/02/2011
  4CCR   Breach - Availability of policies and procedures; Complaints handling
BI 2488
27/01/2011
Mix Mornings with Brig & Lehmo 3TTT   No Breach - Generally accepted standards of decency
BI 2512
12/01/2011
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