CASE NO: 03/2013 – ALLDERMAN VS KFM – NEWS

A complaint that a news item was one-sided was not upheld by the BCCSA Tribunal. The decision was based on the fact that balance was achieved in later newscasts which dealt with the subject as it developed. [2013] JOL 30033 (BCCSA) CLICK TO VIEW FULL JUDGMENT 

By | 2017-01-27T11:46:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|KFM|Comments Off on CASE NO: 03/2013 – ALLDERMAN VS KFM – NEWS

CASE NO: 30/2011 – COX VS KFM – NEWS

Complaint that the omission of a reference in a news bulletin to the presence of foreign forces in Pakistan amounted to a contravention of the Broadcasting Code not upheld.   The Tribunal was not convinced that the broadcaster intentionally omitted to refer to the presence of American or other foreign forces in Pakistan. It was stated [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:47:31+00:00 March 12th, 2015|KFM|Comments Off on CASE NO: 30/2011 – COX VS KFM – NEWS

CASE NUMBER: 15/2006 – SWANEPOEL VS KFM – DEROGATORY TERM

Complaint about a comment made by a presenter on KFM Radio Station.  Listeners  phoned in to participate in a competition where they could choose whether they wanted the soft option, a guaranteed prize, or wanted to answer a question with the possibility of winning a bigger prize. When a participant chose the ‘safe option”, she [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:47:44+00:00 March 10th, 2015|KFM, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CASE NUMBER: 15/2006 – SWANEPOEL VS KFM – DEROGATORY TERM