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#Broadcasting Authority

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin
# Post Election
# Post Election

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin

Feb 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 27,419 Views 39 Comments

Another complaint relating to an on-air jingle on Today FM was also rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Five separate complaints over use of 'f*ck', 'sh*t' and 'Jesus Christ' rejected by watchdog
# Eff Em Radio
# Eff Em Radio

Five separate complaints over use of 'f*ck', 'sh*t' and 'Jesus Christ' rejected by watchdog

Apr 15th 2020, 3:23 PM 32,962 Views 45 Comments

In all five cases, the complaints were made by the same person.

# broadcasting-authority - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Broadcasting watchdog rejects complaints of bias during Eighth Amendment referendum TV debates
# Eighth Debate
# Eighth Debate

Broadcasting watchdog rejects complaints of bias during Eighth Amendment referendum TV debates

Mar 21st 2019, 6:22 PM 12,638 Views 42 Comments

The three complaints were made about shows broadcast on Virgin Media Television.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Netflix in the firing line as BAI looks to change how streaming sites suggest content for Irish viewers
# Media Plurality
# Media Plurality

Netflix in the firing line as BAI looks to change how streaming sites suggest content for Irish viewers

Dec 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 23,540 Views 33 Comments

The authority launched a public consultation on the proposals yesterday.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates

Mar 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,541 Views 45 Comments

“When somebody is brought into the studio, the instinct is ‘I must bring somebody with the other viewpoint into the studio as well’. That’s not the case.”

# broadcasting-authority - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI
# Broadcasting Authority
# Broadcasting Authority

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI

Feb 3rd 2018, 12:24 PM 21,670 Views 70 Comments

Myers previously described himself as such in describing his issues with the word ‘holocaust’ itself, rather than in denying the genocide of European Jews during World War II.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 11 August, 2017

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station
# Kinvara Fm
# Kinvara Fm

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station

Aug 11th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,896 Views 9 Comments

Kinvara FM is the new community radio station based in the south Galway village.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 28 October, 2016

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia
# Bold Bai
# Bold Bai

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia

Oct 28th 2016, 6:03 AM 20,731 Views 21 Comments

There were three complaints made in relation to coverage around the 1916 Rising.

# broadcasting-authority - Saturday 28 May, 2016

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech
# The Right Hook
# The Right Hook

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech

May 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,902 Views 59 Comments

A woman complained about a show in which he discussed Muslim students and also the New Years sex attacks in Germany.

# broadcasting-authority - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules
# Cork
# Cork

Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules

Jan 28th 2016, 3:06 PM 21,403 Views 40 Comments

A presenter on Cork City Community Radio had suggested that a decision to offer an asylum seeker a university place was unfair to Irish-born families.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Ray D'Arcy show on abortion broke rules on fairness and impartiality
# Broadcasting Authority
# Broadcasting Authority

Ray D'Arcy show on abortion broke rules on fairness and impartiality

Dec 9th 2015, 7:50 PM 33,384 Views 82 Comments

The BAI upheld complaints about the presenter’s RTÉ show, and said it could not be considered objective.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Radio presenters slapped on wrist for talking about 'Irish language Taliban'
# Can't Say That
# Can't Say That

Radio presenters slapped on wrist for talking about 'Irish language Taliban'

Apr 29th 2015, 2:21 PM 28,969 Views 143 Comments

FM104′s Phoneshow included comments that Irish-speakers were “nutters”.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Complaint about 'unfair' Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Complaint about 'unfair' Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog

Jul 24th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,234 Views 42 Comments

The priest went on air to defend an article he had written about Enda Kenny in Alive! newspaper.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ryan Tubridy 'butt plugs' complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog
# Unplugged
# Unplugged

Ryan Tubridy 'butt plugs' complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog

Jun 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 26,952 Views 49 Comments

The BAI received a complaint over an item on Tubridy’s 2FM show discussing the use of sex toys.

# broadcasting-authority - 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 8,922 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.

# broadcasting-authority - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings
# Media
# Media

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings

Jul 26th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,280 Views 11 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.

# broadcasting-authority - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
# Media
# Media

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership

Jul 24th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,244 Views 10 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

No rules to stop #euref campaigns from continuing on social media
# Tweferendum
# Tweferendum

No rules to stop #euref campaigns from continuing on social media

May 30th 2012, 5:48 PM 2,762 Views 12 Comments

They can’t talk about it, but they can tweet about it. Political parties take to social media to continue campaigning.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 4 May, 2012

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 3,565 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.

# broadcasting-authority - Thursday 26 April, 2012

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers
# Media Diversity
# Media Diversity

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers

Apr 26th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,645 Views 5 Comments

The new Ownership and Control Policy is the blueprint under which authorities will consider whether to block a takeover.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 23 March, 2012

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 3,859 Views 18 Comments

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

# broadcasting-authority - Monday 28 November, 2011

Gallagher complains to BAI over 'game-changing' tweet
# Sean Gallagher
# Sean Gallagher

Gallagher complains to BAI over 'game-changing' tweet

Nov 28th 2011, 3:33 PM 4,979 Views 122 Comments

Gallagher’s performance on The Frontline debate was seen as a game-changing moment in the Race for the Áras but he is not happy about his treatment by RTÉ.

# broadcasting-authority - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Pat Rabbitte: Heads should not roll at RTÉ... yet
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Pat Rabbitte: Heads should not roll at RTÉ... yet

Nov 23rd 2011, 10:00 AM 1,386 Views 18 Comments

The communications minister said an inquiry into the Fr Kevin Reynolds broadcast would establish the full facts of the case.

# broadcasting-authority - Monday 14 November, 2011

Gallagher campaign to complain to BAI over hoax tweet on RTÉ debate
# Sean Gallagher
# Sean Gallagher

Gallagher campaign to complain to BAI over hoax tweet on RTÉ debate

Nov 14th 2011, 10:07 AM 3,256 Views 90 Comments

Gallagher’s performance on The Frontline debate was seen as a game-changing moment in the Race for the Áras.

# broadcasting-authority - Friday 20 May, 2011