...Public Broadcasting News
The legislation calls for news reported to be truthful, accurate and objective and should be presented in the correct context , without intentional or negligent departure from the facts.
The Bill frowns upon issues of distortion, exaggeration or misrepresentation, material omission or summarisation.
The Bill calls for news to be reasonably true and presented fairly.
This legislation states that all broadcast material should be with due regard to context and importance, except on where a report is not based on fact or is founded on opinion, supposition, rumours or allegations.
In such instances, broadcasters have the obligation to indicate clearly that the report is founded on opinion, supposition, rumours or allegation.