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Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm
The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.
Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?
While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.
“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
In 11 months, not one member of the public has used the correction scheme.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
The Authority said a panel discussion of a book on the former Taoiseach’s finances had been “unfair”.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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
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?
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
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
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
Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…