ACMA release complaint data

Staff Writer

The ACMA have released information about the amount of broadcast related complaints they received in the last financial year.

They received 2178 complaints about broadcasters with 212 investigations conducted. Most were into commercial TV with 100 investigations finding 47 breaches, 47 were for the ABC with 6 breaches, and 23 investigations into commercial radio found 6 breaches. This was the lowest amount of breaches in 5 years.

Interestingly, the ACMA did not include the amount of complaints made about the Royal Prank call from last December in their total, but included the amount in a footnote to their report.

2680 complaints were received about the incident, more than all other broadcasting complaints put together.

Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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