Page Archive: SBS Complaint System Inadequate

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SBS Avoids Complaint About Ad Interruptions

SBS have devised a new protocol in broadcasting. If you have a complaint about SBS breaching its own advertising guidelines, there is no system to have

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“Come Clean On Commercialisation” by Quentin Dempster

SaveOurSBS has been granted permission to re-publish the story below in full by Quentin Dempster. It originally appeared in the July 2007 edition of the Walkley Magazine.

“Come Clean On Commercialisation” by Quentin Dempster

With the federal election campaign already in full swing Quentin Dempster previews the policy debate about the future of public broadcasting.

“Stiff and stiffer.” Those erectile dysfunction ads on SBS television are helping to spotlight the Howard government’s insidious agenda for public broadcasting in Australia.

The 2004 Liberal Party election manifesto made no mention of stretching or reinterpreting the SBS Act’s definition of “natural

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DOWNLOAD the media release: Launch Web Petition To Stop Ads On SBS – Fed Square Melb 5 August 2007 FINAL click here (1 page, 60kb)

On Sunday 5 August 2007 Save Our SBS handed out the double sided sosbs-petition-brochure.pdf (76kb) to the general public at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Many people showed enthusiastic interest. A media release of the event is available here: MEDIA RELEASE: Launch Web Petition To Stop Ads On SBS – Fed Square Melb 5 August 2007 FINAL (1 page, 60kb).

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EMAIL the message below to all your friends and colleagues etc.

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Like most people, I am annoyed by the ads interrupting programs on SBS-TV. SBS is a public broadcaster, paid for by our taxes and was intended to be commercial free, like the ABC.

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Save Our SBS Media Releases & Publicity Material

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Page Archive: FAQ What Else Can I Do?

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FAQ What else can I do besides sign the petition?

Below are a series of suggestions that you can do to help save our SBS.

Tell all

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Page Archive: SBS Ads & ABC

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If SBS is allowed to keep interrupting TV programs for commercials, will that threaten the ABC?

SBS estimates that it will raise more money from advertising by interrupting programs for commercial breaks than previously when

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Page Archive: SBS Doc’s: Truth About Ads

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SBS Secret Documents Reveal Truth About Ads

Since SBS began interrupting TV programs for advertisements in late 2006, SBS has maintained that ads in program are necessary for the operation of SBS. However current

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What are the policies of the candidates and political parties about SBS funding and advertising on SBS?

What are the policies of the candidates and political parties about SBS funding and advertising on SBS?

Could SBS be saved as a result of the 2007 federal election?

Let us know what you think. Write your comments below.

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SBS Staff Views

This Category is intended for SBS staff to express their views anonymously if desired.

If you do or did work at SBS or a close friend or member of your family is or was employed by SBS you may want to tell others about what has been happening inside SBS. You can tell your story here without fear of consequences if you write under an alias.

SOSBS wants to know is it true that many of the SBS staff have effectively been silenced by SBS and are

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Page Archive: FAQ SBS Advertising & Legislation

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What is the relevance of section 45 of the Special Broadcasting Service Act?

SBS is set up under an Act of parliament, the Special Broadcasting Service Act (1991).

Advertising

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Page Archive: A Petition To Save SBS

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About the Save Our SBS Petition

An on-line petition is now available that addresses the issues of funding for SBS, advertisements and commercial breaks in programs. The goal of the petition is that our

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Tell Us What You Think About SBS

In late 2006 SBS-TV began interrupting programs for advertisements and promos. However SBS is a public broadcaster and is funded by the tax payer. Many people are annoyed that SBS now interrupts programs for ad breaks. What do you think? Is it right? Did you prefer it before when SBS placed all the ads between the end of one program and the start of the next program? Were programs easier to watch then? Do the breaks into program now seem un-natural? Are they obtrusive?

You can tell us your opinion below.

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Regular Writers For SOSBS

In this section you can read material written by Contributors. Contributors usually write more detailed articles than other ‘bloggers’. Some may write on a regular basis. No one is paid to write for SOSBS.

Most Contributors write elsewhere and are invited by SOSBS to do so here. If you are a writer and would like to become a regular Contributor, please let us know via email on the ‘Contact Us’ page. Generally you need to have had at least one article published elsewhere or written Comments and had your Comments

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