CASE NO: 03/2010 – JANSE VAN RENSBURG VS TUKS FM – HATE SPEECH

Complaint about a feature in a regular university radio programme where the presenter provides a scenario of a person’s behaviour and then requests listeners to SMS or call in to indicate whether they think the person (and his behaviour) is “Gay” or “OK”.  Respondent explained that the meaning of the word “gay” in this context [...]

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CASE NO: 19/2011 – VERMEULEN VS TUKS FM – GLAMORISING UNLAWFUL CONDUCT

The broadcaster opened the lines for listeners to give a detailed account of how they got away with no fine by bribing the police. The broadcaster encouraged the listeners to share their stories by promising to give the best bribe story a R200.00 voucher. The complainant alleged that such practice glamorises unlawful conduct. There was [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 06/2006 – THERON VS TUKS FM – CHILDREN

The complaint was that on the 8th November 2005 at 16:40 a presenter called a person and inquired what had taken place at a party. He was asked whether a certain girl had given him a “blow job”. The complainant’s daughter of 15 was with her in the motor car and the complainant regarded the [...]

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CASE NUMBER: 31/2004 – VILJOEN VS TUKSFM -NEGATIVE ADVERTISING

A complaint was lodged against the student radio station TUKSFM. The owner of a Night Club complained about negative advertising against it by the station manager. Since no reference to the particular night club could be found on the tapes available to us and the affidavits as to what was broadcast were in direct conflict [...]

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CASE NO: 47/2002 – VAN RENSBURG AND BARNARD VS TUKS FM – LANGUAGE

Presenters making derogatory references to breast cancer and rape in jokes during broadcasts. Attempt at being humorous. BCCSA holding references to be serious contraventions of Code. Respondent, however, apologizing and dismissing one presenter and warning the other presenter. BCCSA issuing a reprimand. [2002] JOL 10274 (BCTSA) CLICK TO VIEW FULL JUDGMENT   [...]

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