Media Council rules Stuff article inaccurate, unfair and unbalanced

Paul Shakes, Chair of the Bethlehem College Board of Trustees complains about an article first headlined “Death threats, violence and sexual shaming: allegations of abuse at Christian school” and later headlined “School launch investigation after alleged threats made to students supporting LGBTQIA+ community” published by Stuff on 13 June 2022. The complaint falls to be decided under Media Council Principle (1) Accuracy, Fairness and Balance. The complaint is upheld for unfairness as a result of Stuff’s failure to seek comment from the College before the story was first published.

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