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  1. Broadcast Authority favours an easing of pay-TV rule

    Posted Aug 05th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A Broadcasting Authority committee has proposed a relaxation in a plan to require pay-TV operators to air precautionary announcements about the content of programmes from outside providers. But it is still facing opposition from companies that fear their operating costs will rise as a result of the requirement. The authority's code of practice committee decided yesterday ...

  2. Public consultation pledged over merger of telecoms and broadcasting authorities

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 6.02pm: The public would be consulted on the merger of the Broadcasting and the Telecommunications Authorities in the coming months, the Secretary for Commerce, ... actually witnessing, rather than merely predicting, how convergence operates, and how the blurring of boundaries between the internet, broadcasting and telecommunications has become a foregone ...

  3. TV viewers invited to join feedback group

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Television viewers who want to express their views on standards can now apply to join the Television and Radio Consultative Group. The Broadcasting Authority, which opened ... on the authority's website (www.hkba.hk) and at District Offices. ...

  4. Faults found over news reports

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong The Broadcasting Authority dealt with 166 complaints last month, related to 95 programmes or advertisements on television or radio. It found two complaints constituted minor ... unproven and 24 could not be pursued under the authority's ordinance. ...

  5. Complaints on broadcasting drop

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak The Broadcasting Authority received 206 complaints about television and radio broadcasting services last month. That was a decrease of 18.9 per cent from the 254 complaints received in November. The three TV programmes that received the most complaints were News at 6.30, Marriage of Inconvenience and Infolink. The Broadcasting Authority received a total of 2,992 ...

  6. Cartoon pigs flying into trouble with sensitive viewers

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to the Broadcasting Authority. The reason? It's animal cruelty. In the cartoon ad, an under-age kid naively asks his mother if he can go to a live strip show. The outraged mother, naturally, responds: ... The last scene ends with the boy enjoying a front-row view of a woman in fish-net stockings and a feather boa. A Post reader wrote to say: 'I have written a complaint to the Broadcasting ...

  7. Complaints over big-budget bonanza of intrigue, double-dealing... and rape

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... disappointment that the numbers weren't higher. What's more, it drew 13 complaints to the Broadcasting Authority. Some were frivolous, from disappointed viewers who thought the plot ...

  8. Ad leads to call for stricter regulations

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday- a week and a half after the warning was issued by the Broadcasting Authority to Cable TV- after an inquiry by the South China Morning Post. The advertisement, however, was still being broadcast at the Manning's store in Quarry Bay yesterday. The company, not being a licensed broadcaster, does not fall under the authority's regulation, although it broadcasts television ...

  9. Top Model trailer too sexy for standards' watchdog

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A TVB advert showing model wannabes covering their breasts with only their hands has been ruled unsuitable for broadcasting during family viewing time. The Broadcasting Authority yesterday said the television trailer for America's Next Top Model featured nude women, and one of the voiceover expressions carried a strong sexual implication. The serialised ...

  10. ATV hit for broadcast of sponsored programme

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com The Broadcasting Authority has strongly criticised ATV for transmitting on its local digital channel a mainland-produced news programme that displayed ... presenters always made references to the sponsor when they introduced the commentators,' the statement said. The authority said such displays violated the broadcasting code for a news programme. ...




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