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BAI launches inquiry into defamatory Prime Time Investigates programme
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"
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.
Archbishop: Media must learn from Kevin Reynolds affair
Diarmuid Martin says that while there is no general “anti-Catholic bias” in the media, it must learn from the errors made within RTÉ.
RTÉ reshuffle sees Miriam's husband heading up current affairs
Steve Carson will act as editor of current affairs at the national broadcaster while inquiries into a Prime Time Investigates programme are carried out.
Senior management at RTÉ to step aside during Fr Reynolds inquiries
The producer and reporter on the programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds will also step aside.
Pat Rabbitte: Heads should not roll at RTÉ... yet
The communications minister said an inquiry into the Fr Kevin Reynolds broadcast would establish the full facts of the case.
RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case
The broadcaster reached a settlement with Fr Kevin Reynolds after libelling him in a Prime Times Investigates programme earlier this year.
Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?
The public is being asked by the national broadcasting watchdog to decide how food and drink should be marketed to children. Have your say on the proposals on ‘junk’ products…
Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed
Broadcasting watchdog looking for public’s input on how food and beverages should target children.
Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland divvies up almost €800k of grants to radio programme producers.
BAI launches 'right to reply' scheme for the correction of information
The scheme will allow a person the right to apply for a correction if material has been broadcast which results in their “honour or reputation being impugned”.
Ads aimed at children get stricter guidelines
Expensive toys (over €30) must state their price on TV and radio – this and other rules come into force on Monday.
BAI allows paid product placement on some TV shows
Entertainment shows like The Apprentice will be able to charge for product placement – but children’s and current affairs shows won’t.
TV3 wants end to broadcast media blackout prior to election
The TV station makes submission to BAI claiming 48-hour moratorium goes against free speech guarantees.