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# bai - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today
# Television
# Television

BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today

Nov 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,109 Views 15 Comments

A report on the future funding of public service broadcasting, RTÉ and TG4 will be discussed today.

# bai - Thursday 7 November, 2013

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment
# BAI Says No
# BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

Nov 7th 2013, 4:23 PM 8,009 Views 36 Comments

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

# bai - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin Community TV to shut down
# Community
# Community

Dublin Community TV to shut down

Nov 4th 2013, 2:29 PM 7,874 Views 26 Comments

Five jobs will be lost at the station, which says that funding shortfalls are to blame for the closure.

# bai - Friday 18 October, 2013

'Racist and prejudicial' comments went unchallenged on 4FM show - BAI
# BAI COMPLAINT
# BAI COMPLAINT

'Racist and prejudicial' comments went unchallenged on 4FM show - BAI

Oct 18th 2013, 12:24 PM 26,111 Views 193 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint made against the The David Harvey Show on 4FM.

# bai - Sunday 29 September, 2013

How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage
# Balance
# Balance

How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage

Sep 29th 2013, 6:30 PM 6,819 Views 21 Comments

Broadcasters don’t have to automatically give the same amount of airtime to both sides – but they do have to make sure the allocation is fair and balanced.

# bai - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

BAI: Presenter's 'medical cards for Africans' monologue "lacking in impartiality or objectivity"
# Neil Prendeville
# Neil Prendeville

BAI: Presenter's 'medical cards for Africans' monologue "lacking in impartiality or objectivity"

Sep 10th 2013, 12:53 PM 13,902 Views 129 Comments

Cork 96fm presenter Neil Prendeville made comments about medical cards being provided to Africans and “social welfare to former Russians” in the course of a long pre-prepared monologue on the state of the nation.

# bai - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

"Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4" - TV3 boss
# Favortism
# Favortism

"Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4" - TV3 boss

Aug 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,953 Views 48 Comments

The chief executive of TV3 says that the Department of Communications is ignoring the BAI and not supporting the independent television sector.

BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’
# Bai
# Bai

BAI: ‘There is a risk that Irish-made TV content could become marginalised’

Aug 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,006 Views 21 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it’s important that the lives and values of the Irish people be represented in TV programming.

# bai - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home
# Viewing Habits
# Viewing Habits

More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home

Aug 27th 2013, 1:28 PM 9,639 Views 57 Comments

Research by Ipsos MRBI states people are still traditional in how they watch TV programming.

# bai - Thursday 1 August, 2013

RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit

Aug 1st 2013, 12:50 PM 7,981 Views 75 Comments

The staff cuts contributed to cost reductions of €18 million last year but the station still reported a net deficit of €65.2 million last year.

# bai - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Complaint that Joe Duffy 'harrassed a priest on air' upheld by watchdog
# Liveline
# Liveline

Complaint that Joe Duffy 'harrassed a priest on air' upheld by watchdog

Jun 27th 2013, 12:43 PM 18,044 Views 70 Comments

The Broadcasting Association of Ireland upheld two complaints about Joe Duffy’s Liveline radio show on 5 March this year.

# bai - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded

Jun 4th 2013, 9:55 AM 13,030 Views 117 Comments

A consultation process has resulted in lobbying from the industry to ensure that cheese advertising is not banned.

# bai - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme

Apr 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 4,423 Views 4 Comments

The scheme allows broadcastors to evaluate their services on issues like targeting the audience in their franchise area.

# bai - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

# bai - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

17 compete for 12 local radio services
# Radio
# Radio

17 compete for 12 local radio services

Mar 26th 2013, 3:52 PM 8,220 Views 17 Comments

Two expressions of interest have been received for stations including Beat FM, Ocean FM, Midlands 103 and Sunshine FM.

# bai - Thursday 28 February, 2013

BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show

Feb 28th 2013, 1:36 PM 14,472 Views 126 Comments

A complaint about an Ireland AM segment on abortion was also upheld.

# bai - Thursday 31 January, 2013

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show
# Complaints
# Complaints

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show

Jan 31st 2013, 5:38 PM 9,964 Views 49 Comments

The latest batch of broadcasting complaints includes five against Psychic Readings Live, with three upheld in full or in part.

# bai - Friday 21 December, 2012

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list
# Bai
# Bai

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list

Dec 21st 2012, 3:27 PM 5,949 Views 18 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.

# bai - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show
# Axed
# Axed

TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show

Dec 4th 2012, 11:02 AM 10,380 Views 50 Comments

After a numbers of complaints, producers have decided to cancel TV3′s Psychics Readings Live.

# bai - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?

Nov 25th 2012, 10:22 AM 9,752 Views 75 Comments

The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…

# bai - Thursday 22 November, 2012

RTÉ reiterates apology to Seán Gallagher, will publish report document
# Report
# Report

RTÉ reiterates apology to Seán Gallagher, will publish report document

Nov 22nd 2012, 5:33 PM 5,768 Views 55 Comments

It said it would publish the complete report of the editorial review of the Frontline Presidential Debate, after it was requested by the BAI earlier today.

Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings

Nov 22nd 2012, 1:16 PM 2,181 Views 3 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.

# bai - Friday 9 November, 2012

BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'
# Complaints
# Complaints

BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'

Nov 9th 2012, 2:48 PM 10,013 Views 54 Comments

One of the complaints was made against a presenter’s comments who stated as fact that a woman’s home would burn down but it would be OK, because insurance would cover it.

# bai - Friday 26 October, 2012

TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints"
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints"

Oct 26th 2012, 6:30 AM 8,924 Views 36 Comments

The Psychic, who is in Ireland next month, said he had no knowledge of the complaints and that he makes the show for himself.

# bai - Friday 12 October, 2012

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children
# Advertising
# Advertising

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Oct 12th 2012, 12:10 PM 5,030 Views 28 Comments

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

RTÉ told to ‘take greater care’ after complaint over Late Late abortion interviews
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

RTÉ told to ‘take greater care’ after complaint over Late Late abortion interviews

Oct 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 14,280 Views 61 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland rejected the complaint but warned over the separation of human interest and political stories.

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

Oct 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,567 Views 6 Comments

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

# bai - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding
# Sound And Vision
# Sound And Vision

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding

Oct 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,853 Views 31 Comments

Trilogy charting Ireland through Charlie Haughey for RTÉ gets €1m funding and TG4 crime drama Corp + Anam lands €775k of the pot.

# bai - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:47 PM 11,732 Views 73 Comments

On two occasions, on-air psychics discussed the health of callers in breach of the General Commercial Communications Code.

# bai - Friday 3 August, 2012

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 18,390 Views 116 Comments

RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.

# bai - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads
# Advertising
# Advertising

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads

Jun 5th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,928 Views 79 Comments

BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.

# bai - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm
# Referendum
# Referendum

Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm

May 30th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,644 Views 20 Comments

The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.

# bai - Monday 28 May, 2012

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?

May 28th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,961 Views 12 Comments

While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.

# bai - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey

May 16th 2012, 3:40 PM 3,701 Views 20 Comments

The chair of RTE said the programme had caused the greatest editorial crisis that RTE had experienced in years.

RTÉ, BAI to meet Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case
# Media
# Media

RTÉ, BAI to meet Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case

May 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 698 Views 2 Comments

Communications committee to meet senior BAI and RTÉ management to discuss the implications of the case for RTÉ policy.

BAI considering proposals over introduction of register of journalists' interest
# Media
# Media

BAI considering proposals over introduction of register of journalists' interest

May 16th 2012, 6:45 AM 915 Views 1 Comment

Broadcast personnel with an editorial role in news and current affairs may have to provide details of financial and commercial relationships.

# bai - Monday 14 May, 2012

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI
# Bai
# Bai

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI

May 14th 2012, 12:26 PM 1,323 Views 1 Comment

The BAI Access Rules aim to make television more accessible and enjoyable for people who are hard-of-hearing, partially-sighted or blind.

# bai - Friday 11 May, 2012

Committee criticisms proposed changes to cheese ads aimed at children
# Dairy
# Dairy

Committee criticisms proposed changes to cheese ads aimed at children

May 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,118 Views 22 Comments

Andrew Doyle TD noted the concern among farmers and the agri-food sector over the “targeting of cheese” in proposed by the BAI.

# bai - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ board pledges reform in 'robust review' with Rabbitte

May 8th 2012, 6:13 PM 1,507 Views 6 Comments

The broadcaster’s board met with Communications Minister this morning following the BAI’s inquiry into the Mission to Prey programme.