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“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 3,734 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 710 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 919 Views 1 Comment

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

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 1,341 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.

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 2,128 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.

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 1,524 Views 6 Comments

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

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey
# Mission To Prey
# Mission To Prey

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey

May 8th 2012, 7:46 AM 1,088 Views 8 Comments

The Communications Minister meets the board this morning in the wake of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s damning report into the ill-fated Prime Time Investigates programme.

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ

May 4th 2012, 7:48 PM 16,382 Views 40 Comments

It follows the publication of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s report into a Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled a Catholic priest.

'It's more serious than I suspected' - Rabbitte on BAI report
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

'It's more serious than I suspected' - Rabbitte on BAI report

May 4th 2012, 7:01 PM 4,603 Views 8 Comments

The Communications Minister has condemned the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme, A Mission to Prey, as “a shoddy, unprofessional, cavalier, and damaging piece of work”.

RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey

May 4th 2012, 6:17 PM 2,362 Views 9 Comments

A BAI report is heavily critical of the procedures followed by the programme makers who libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds and RTÉ on whole over a programme broadcast nearly a year ago.

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme
# Bai
# Bai

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme

May 4th 2012, 5:36 PM 3,612 Views 13 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme

May 1st 2012, 4:30 PM 3,024 Views 9 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has signed new contracts with 21 independent producers and broadcasters under the Sound & Vision II scheme. Programmes include documentaries on newspapers, ageing, crafts and literacy.

SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'

Apr 30th 2012, 9:41 PM 3,656 Views 4 Comments

Dreamtime Radio will provide radio content for service users with intellectual disabilities and also invite service users to work at the station.

Column: Let's not cow-tow to 'sacred' cheese industry
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's not cow-tow to 'sacred' cheese industry

Apr 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 128 Views 30 Comments

Far from worrying that a ban on advertising cheese to children will hurt their calcium intake, says food writer Frank Armstrong, concerned gastronomes are missing the point…

Broadcasting Right of Reply scheme yet to be availed of
# Right To Reply
# Right To Reply

Broadcasting Right of Reply scheme yet to be availed of

Apr 13th 2012, 3:42 PM 1,761 Views 16 Comments

In 11 months, not one member of the public has used the correction scheme.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 10th 2012, 8:07 PM 5,292 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report

Apr 10th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,496 Views 11 Comments

The authority says it will begin a review to find out how details of an ongoing investigation “entered the public domain”.

RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism

Apr 10th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,915 Views 5 Comments

The inquiry finds major failings in journalistic practices on the Mission To Prey programme, according to reports.

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel

Apr 7th 2012, 3:10 PM 2,397 Views 13 Comments

The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.

Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding
# Television
# Television

Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding

Apr 4th 2012, 2:52 PM 4,487 Views 3 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has allocated €4.42 million towards the production of 74 television and radio programmes.

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?

Apr 4th 2012, 10:39 AM 7,414 Views 88 Comments

The National Dairy Council has again come out with an appeal for cheddar cheese not to be placed in the ‘less healthy’ food/drink list in the Children’s Commercial Code. What do you think?

RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ actions are 'premature', says lawyer for Fr Kevin Reynolds

Apr 4th 2012, 10:12 AM 1,670 Views 4 Comments

Robert Dore said neither himself nor Fr Reynolds had been contacted during the BAI investigation.

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?
# Prime Time Investigates
# Prime Time Investigates

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Apr 3rd 2012, 6:14 PM 5,012 Views 5 Comments

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:43 PM 2,356 Views 11 Comments

However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?
# Advertising
# Advertising

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?

Mar 30th 2012, 1:10 PM 3,267 Views 18 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wants to hear what the public think of proposed limits to how fatty, sugary and salty food and drink is targeted at children in ads.

Easter Rising documentary among 7 new projects funded by the BAI
# Funded
# Funded

Easter Rising documentary among 7 new projects funded by the BAI

Mar 26th 2012, 5:48 PM 2,650 Views 4 Comments

Other projects include a documentary on forgotten female composers and a series on the history of Radio Kerry. They were awarded funding through the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s scheme Sound & Vision II.

Pat Kenny show rapped by BAI over Bertie Ahern discussion
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Pat Kenny show rapped by BAI over Bertie Ahern discussion

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:06 AM 3,868 Views 18 Comments

The Authority said a panel discussion of a book on the former Taoiseach’s finances had been “unfair”.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 13th 2012, 7:51 PM 4,622 Views 0 Comments

All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

Mar 13th 2012, 7:43 PM 1,820 Views 14 Comments

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do we need a public inquiry into the RTÉ Frontline debate?

Mar 12th 2012, 10:04 AM 5,990 Views 135 Comments

There have been calls for a further inquiry over claims that an audience member was encouraged to ask a hostile question. So what do you think?

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher... says RTE Board
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher... says RTE Board

Mar 9th 2012, 4:06 PM 3,682 Views 84 Comments

The Board of RTE has said it fully accepts the findings of the BAI and that it is bringing in new guidelines on social media to ensure ‘Tweetgate’ doesn’t happen again.

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 4:29 PM 68 Views 39 Comments

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row

Feb 24th 2012, 7:21 PM 5,259 Views 84 Comments

Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Nov 29th 2011, 7:36 PM 3,425 Views 6 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

BAI launches inquiry into defamatory Prime Time Investigates programme
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI launches inquiry into defamatory Prime Time Investigates programme

Nov 29th 2011, 5:36 PM 1,510 Views 2 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority has officially announced it will commence an independent investigation into an episode of the current affairs programme which defamed Fr Kevin Reynolds.

BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"

Nov 29th 2011, 10:05 AM 1,523 Views 3 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland investigated the show following a complaint from a man who took part in filming for the programme, but was unhappy with how his interview was used.