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Gay slurs not welcome on NZ radio or TV

Fri 4 Oct 2013 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

*Content warning File Photo Two homophobic slurs are among the top ten words New Zealanders find most offensive on radio or TV. “Cocksucker” is the word ranked fifth most unacceptable in an annual Broadcasting Standards Authority survey. “Faggot” ranks ninth. The results mirror those of a 2010 survey. The Authority has carried out the survey four times since 1999 and says there has been little change in what New Zealanders consider unacceptable language to be broadcast on air.    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Friday, 4th October 2013 - 9:24am

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