Controversial rulings

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 February, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 17 February, 2007, 12:00am

January 2007 An Autumn's Tale, a film made 20 years ago, deemed unsuitable for viewing unless several offensive words are removed.

January 2007 An RTHK TV programme on gay marriage ruled unsuitable for family viewing, sparking an outcry by gay groups and civil rights activists.

February 2006 Broadcasting Authority refuses to exempt TVB Pearl from its duty to broadcast an education programme it wanted to replace with live coverage of Academy Awards. The Television Entertainment Licensing Authority later overrules judgment.

March 2005 Broadcasting Authority condemns TVB trailer featuring model wannabes covering breasts with their hands as 'gratuitous and not contextually justified' for modelling show.