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ACMA releases guidance to digital platforms

Friday 26 June, 2020

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released a position paper outlining its expectations for a voluntary code or codes of practice on misinformation and news quality to be developed by digital platforms.
 

ACMA finds Alan Jones breached broadcasting rules

Thursday 21 May, 2020

Alan Jones has provided an on-air correction following an ACMA investigation that found the licensee of radio station 2GB in breach of broadcasting rules due to inaccurate comments he made about climate change.
 
2GB was also found to have breached decency rules in relation to comments made by Mr Jones regarding New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
 
The ACMA received more than 125 complaints about a broadcast of The Alan Jones Breakfast Show that went to air in 2019.

ACMA finds FAB FM is in breach of its licence

Friday 08 May, 2020

The ACMA investigated Port Douglas station, FAB FM, following a complaint that the station was not providing open narrowcasting in accordance with its licence. 

Eight in 10 Australians concerned about commercial influence in news

Friday 17 January, 2020

More than 8 in 10 Australian adults are concerned about large advertisers influencing the news, according to new research from the ACMA.

The research was released today in conjunction with an ACMA discussion paper, 'Impartiality and commercial influence in broadcast news'.

SEN+ at fault over gambling ad rules during Australian Open

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

An investigation by the ACMA has found SEN+ has breached gambling advertising rules.

5MU looks to move to FM

Friday 17 May, 2019

Listeners of the commercial radio station 5MU in Murray Bridge, Mount Barker and Victor Harbor may soon be retuning their radios if the ACMA accepts a proposal by the station to swap from AM to FM transmission.

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