John Laws has been smacked on the knuckles — 10 months late. So why does Australia’s broadcasting regulator take so long to rule? Crikey investigates the often painful process.
In March 2013, radio host John Laws asked a women who had been sexually abused when she was six whether it had been her fault.
The question landed the broadcaster in front of the Australian Communications and Media Authority, which found him not guilty of breaching the Commercial Radio Australia Codes of Practice and Guidelines (Laws’