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2008 radio investigations

The table below contains details of the ACMA's 2008 radio investigations and investigation reports. Details of radio investigations in other years are available on this page. Details of ACMA television investigations are available on this page.

Date Finalised Service Type Call Sign Program Name Outcome Reports
18/12/2008 TCBL 2YYY Breach - Sponsorship announcement exceeded the limit 2090 The Breakfast Show
11/12/2008 Commercial Radio 4EL John MacKenzie's Morning No Breach - Vilify a group of persons on the grounds of race; Factual accuracy and reasonable efforts to correct errors of fact 1917  John MacKenzie's Mornings
3/12/2008 Commercial Radio 3FOX The Matt and Jo Breakfast Show Breach - Unauthorised broadcast of words of an identifiable person 2059 The Matt and Jo Show
3/12/2008 Commercial Radio 5AA The Sunday Roast No Breach - Gratuitous use of language likely to offend the anticipated audience 2068 The Sunday Roast
25/11/2008 Commercial Radio 3AW Drive with Derryn Hinch No Breach - Depict suicide favourably 2037 Drive with Derryn Hinch
6/11/2008 2UE John Laws Breach - Failure to disclose sponsors (various); Failure to comply with enforceable undertaking offered under section 205W of theBroadcasting Services Act 1992 2100 John Laws Morning Show (Compliance Assessment Report - Radio 2UE Sydney Pty Ltd)
4/11/2008 Community Radio 2GLF Breach - Sponsorship policy 2003 Sponsorship policy
22/10/2008 ABC Radio 3RN The Red Symons Show No Breach - Offensive content; Discrimination and Stereotypes 2016 Breakfast with Red Symons
1/10/2008 TCBL Breach - Broadcasting advertising 2046 Ruffell Family Jewllersannouncement and Meat Master Butchers interview segment
24/09/2008 Community Radio 2PSR Breach - Broadcast advertisements; Sponsorship announcements exceeded limit 2043 Advertising, sponsorship announcements
19/09/2008 Community Radio 3BBB Breach - Broadcast advertisements; Sponsorship announcements exceeded limit 2030 Advertisement; Sponsorship announcements
17/09/2008 Commercial Radio 6MIX No Breach - Vilification; Complaints handling 2055 Vilification or complaints handling
9/09/2008 Community Radio 2WKT Breach - Advertising No Breach - Sponsorship announcements exceeds limits 2036 Advertisements
27/08/2008 Community Radio 6NR Breach - Advertising; SponsorshipNo Breach - Community interest 2009 Advertising; sponsorship; represent community interest
26/08/2008 Community Radio 4DDB Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship, Operate as part of profit making enterprise 1993 Advertising; Sponsorship, Operate as part of profit making enterprise; Represent community interest
21/08/2008 Community Radio 2TEN Breach - Encourage community participation 1968 Encourage participation; represent community interest
12/08/2008 TCBL Frank's Country Mix Breach - Encouraging participation. No Breach - Community interest; Violence; Complaints handling 1973 Bundaberg Burnett Community Broadcasting Association Inc
31/07/2008 Community Radio 8TFM Breach - Participation; AdvertisementsNo Breach - Community interest; Sponsorship announcements exceeding limits 1847, 1879 & 1905participation, representation, advertisements, sponsorships
21/07/2008 TCBL Breach - Encouraging participation No Breach - Community interest 1989 Encouraging participation; Represent community interest
11/06/2008 Community Radio 2SWR Punjabi Breach - Advertising 1893 Advertisement
29/05/2008 Community Radio 3BBB Breach - Broadcasting advertising 1975 Ballarat Community FM Radio Co-operative Limited
27/05/2008 Community Radio 2MCR 2MCR Breach - Complaint handling No Breach - Sponsorship policy; Advertising; Community interest 1974 Macarthur Community Radio Association Inc
20/05/2008 TCBL Breach - Sponsorship time limit 1869, Attachment B &Attachment C - check this one out Lambing Flat Community Broadcasting Inc
8/05/2008 Commercial Radio 2GB Overnight with Jim Ball Breach - Complaint handling 1910 Overnight with Jim Ball
5/05/2008 Community Radio 3RIM Breach - Encouraging participation No Breach - Community interest 1859 and 1880 Encourage participation; represent community interest
2/05/2008 Community Radio 4DDB Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship; Announcements exceeding 5 mins p/h 1914 Darling Downs Broadcasting Society Inc
24/04/2008 Community Radio 6NR Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship; Announcements exceeding 5 mins p/h 1929 Curtin University of Technology
15/04/2008 TCBL Radio Dosti Breach - Broadcasting advertisement 1930 Advertising, Dostiprogram
8/04/2008 Community Radio 2CCR Radio Mirchi Breach - Advertising 1971 Radio Mirchi
7/04/2008 Community Radio 2GLF Breach - Encouraging participation No Breach - Community interest 1907 Community interest, encouraging participation
18/03/2008 Community Radio 6NR Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship, Announcements exceeding 5 mins p/h 1856 Curtin University of Technology
14/02/2008 Community Radio 4TTT Breach - Advertising; Sponsorship 1846 Advertisments; Sponsorship; Represent community interest
18/01/2008 Community Radio 2EAR Breach - Encouraging participation No Breach - Community interest 1816 and 1832 Encouraging participation; representing community interest
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