RTL II fined EUR 10,000 for pornographic content on Való Világ (The Real World)
At the initiative of the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority, the Luxembourg Media Authority imposed a fine of EUR 10,000 on the provider of RTL II for airing pornographic content in an episode of the reality show Való Világ; the relevant information notice was on the agenda of this week’s session of the Media Council.
Való Világ (Real World) barometer: harmful content has declined by the end of the season
The National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has quantified content harmful to minors, such as profanities, smoking or alcohol consumption, in the final series running on RTL II.
The Media Council continues to monitor the new series of Való Világ this year
This year the Authority continues to rate from week to week and publish on its website called “Való Világ-barométer” certain characteristics of the reality show now running on channel RTL II potentially harmful to children: profanity, smoking, alcohol consumption or explicit sexual content. Of these, the frequency record is held by swearing: during a single forty-five-minute show, NMHH registered ninety-one swear words, which translates to more than two per minute.
Final judgment: RTL Klub fined for millions in the lawsuit over Való Világ 4
The Metropolitan Court of Budapest has approved the court judgment of the first instance which ruled in favour of the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) in condemning the fourth season of the Való Világ series.
A Médiatanács 879/2018. (VII. 24.) számú döntése
A Médiatanács 663/2018. (VII. 3.) számú döntése
NMHH: Real World-Barometer for Awareness of Disturbing Content
The profanity record is held by the September 20 episode of Real World 8 (Való Világ) with 113 obscenities in one hour – as found by an investigation conducted by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) which analyses the popular reality show aired on RTL 2 in a quantitative manner. Similar to previous seasons, this series includes much sexuality, obscene language, smoking, alcohol consumption, the statistics of which are published on the website every week in order to draw attention to the negative effects of harmful content and sound media consumption habits – especially today, on World Television Day.