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Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates
Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.
Get your telly ready: UTV Ireland to begin broadcast in early 2015
The Broadcasting Authority announced today that contract negotiations have begun.
RTÉ receive 847 complaints about Panti appearance and apology to Iona Institute
The majority of the emailed complaints have been received in the past three days.
More than 100 complaints about Panti appearance and RTÉ apology
The vast majority were from people complaining about the broadcaster’s apology to a number of newspaper columnists and the Iona Institute.
John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority
The Irish Times writer was appointed to the watchdog in September 2009.
Analysis: Midfield momentum shift guides Leinster home against Castres
O’Driscoll and D’Arcy were second best in the opening half against Castres, but turned things around thereafter.
BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ's Morning Edition
The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.
Four out of five Irish TV viewers are offended by rape and cruelty scenes
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has found that Ireland’s attitude to television is changing.
BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today
A report on the future funding of public service broadcasting, RTÉ and TG4 will be discussed today.
BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment
DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.
Dublin Community TV to shut down
Five jobs will be lost at the station, which says that funding shortfalls are to blame for the closure.
'Racist and prejudicial' comments went unchallenged on 4FM show - BAI
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint made against the The David Harvey Show on 4FM.
How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage
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: Presenter's 'medical cards for Africans' monologue "lacking in impartiality or objectivity"
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.
"Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4" - TV3 boss
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’
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it’s important that the lives and values of the Irish people be represented in TV programming.
More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home
Research by Ipsos MRBI states people are still traditional in how they watch TV programming.
RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit
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.
Complaint that Joe Duffy 'harrassed a priest on air' upheld by watchdog
The Broadcasting Association of Ireland upheld two complaints about Joe Duffy’s Liveline radio show on 5 March this year.
Junk food TV ad ban to begin in September, but cheese is excluded
A consultation process has resulted in lobbying from the industry to ensure that cheese advertising is not banned.
Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme
The scheme allows broadcastors to evaluate their services on issues like targeting the audience in their franchise area.
17 compete for 12 local radio services
Two expressions of interest have been received for stations including Beat FM, Ocean FM, Midlands 103 and Sunshine FM.
BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show
A complaint about an Ireland AM segment on abortion was also upheld.
BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show
The latest batch of broadcasting complaints includes five against Psychic Readings Live, with three upheld in full or in part.
Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.
TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show
After a numbers of complaints, producers have decided to cancel TV3′s Psychics Readings Live.
Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?
The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…
RTÉ reiterates apology to Seán Gallagher, will publish report document
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
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.
BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'
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.
TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints"
The Psychic, who is in Ireland next month, said he had no knowledge of the complaints and that he makes the show for himself.
New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children
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
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
BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.
Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding
Trilogy charting Ireland through Charlie Haughey for RTÉ gets €1m funding and TG4 crime drama Corp + Anam lands €775k of the pot.
BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service
On two occasions, on-air psychics discussed the health of callers in breach of the General Commercial Communications Code.
This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used
RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.
Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads
BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.