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# broadcasting - This year 2022

'Cultural vandalism': UK Government criticised over decision to privatise Channel 4
# Backlash
# Backlash

'Cultural vandalism': UK Government criticised over decision to privatise Channel 4

Apr 5th 2022, 12:23 PM 13,415 Views 17 Comments

The broadcaster is state-owned but receives its funding from advertising, not from public money.

# broadcasting - Last year 2021

eir Sport channels to cease broadcasting later this year
# Broadcasting
From The42
# Broadcasting

eir Sport channels to cease broadcasting later this year

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:57 PM 55,062 Views 50 Comments

‘Following an in-depth review, Eir has decided to discontinue eir Sport.’

GAA league fixtures to be spread across weekends for live TV coverage
# Broadcasting
From The42
# Broadcasting

GAA league fixtures to be spread across weekends for live TV coverage

Apr 14th 2021, 3:06 PM 23,278 Views 6 Comments

Eir and TG4 will broadcast live action while GAAGO will air the remainder of the games from hurling’s top tier and all four divisions of football.

# broadcasting - All time

Rugby 20, virtual fans, and social distancing - eir Sport's plans for rugby's return
# TV
From The42
# TV

Rugby 20, virtual fans, and social distancing - eir Sport's plans for rugby's return

Aug 9th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,957 Views 14 Comments

The broadcaster has been busily planning for Leinster’s clash with Munster on 22 August.

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December
# Bai
# Bai

Broadcasting regulator rejects 12 complaints made against RTÉ and Newstalk since December

Jul 29th 2020, 5:12 PM 26,146 Views 10 Comments

The rulings by the BAI were released today.

Billion-dollar Olympic postponement presents short-term headaches for NBC
# The Peacock
From The42
# The Peacock

Billion-dollar Olympic postponement presents short-term headaches for NBC

Mar 27th 2020, 11:12 AM 1,860 Views 0 Comments

Comcast chairman Brian Roberts, before the postponement, said the company could still break even without the Olympics this year.

'No intention to mislead': BBC admits 'mistake' in editing laughter from Boris Johnson clip
# Question Time
# Question Time

'No intention to mislead': BBC admits 'mistake' in editing laughter from Boris Johnson clip

Nov 25th 2019, 8:40 PM 24,931 Views 28 Comments

The broadcaster said the clip was cut for a shorter package to be shown on Sunday’s lunchtime bulletin.

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career

Nov 4th 2019, 9:26 PM 52,499 Views 31 Comments

From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets
# Blacklist
# Blacklist

Dáil: New bill to prevent radio and television stations from blacklisting other media outlets

Oct 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,173 Views 16 Comments

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?
# Broadcasting
From The42
# Broadcasting

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?

Jul 20th 2019, 10:00 AM 24,776 Views 38 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says the competition has to “embrace the change.”

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

May 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 12,660 Views 14 Comments

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

RTÉ assessing each TV news report individually after blurring faces of local election candidates
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

RTÉ assessing each TV news report individually after blurring faces of local election candidates

May 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 33,300 Views 12 Comments

The broadcaster needs to be “fair and equitable” in its election coverage, a spokesperson said.

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air
# European Election
# European Election

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

May 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,585 Views 15 Comments

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

Feb 20th 2019, 6:10 AM 43,509 Views 48 Comments

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage
# Tweetgate
# Tweetgate

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

Sep 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 8,779 Views 14 Comments

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed
# Next Five Years
# Next Five Years

RTÉ says the TV licence fee system needs to be reformed

Feb 20th 2018, 2:24 PM 30,047 Views 139 Comments

But that doesn’t necessarily mean an increase in the fee.

'I don't think we got it because we're women': Caitriona Perry and Keelin Shanley on Six One jobs
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

'I don't think we got it because we're women': Caitriona Perry and Keelin Shanley on Six One jobs

Oct 26th 2017, 7:29 PM 33,170 Views 85 Comments

The pair also made clear that they were happy with their pay.

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history
# And It's Live
# And It's Live

Supreme Court proceedings have been broadcast for the first time in State history

Oct 24th 2017, 2:40 PM 22,331 Views 22 Comments

The decision to allow cameras was made recently.

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?

Aug 31st 2017, 9:29 AM 14,904 Views 68 Comments

Is it necessary to introduce gender quotas to increase the number of female presenters?

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters
# Revealed
# Revealed

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters

Jul 19th 2017, 12:20 PM 29,056 Views 53 Comments

The former Top Gear 2.0 presenter is earning over £2 million – more than four times the amount of the BBC’s highest-paid woman.

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

Jul 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 40,595 Views 222 Comments

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'
# Today Fm's 20 Year Anniversary
# Today Fm's 20 Year Anniversary

Ian Dempsey: 'Was I really asleep in that picture? But I was standing up. Did Matt Cooper really say that?'

Mar 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 536 Views 39 Comments

The atmosphere of trying out new ideas was addictive and the fearless nature of all the staff allowed us to go on a kind of radio crusade, writes Ian Dempsey.

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
# Diversity
# Diversity

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,874 Views 32 Comments

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

'It feels right': Why Second Captains are rolling the dice again
# Gang's All Here
# Gang's All Here

'It feels right': Why Second Captains are rolling the dice again

Feb 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 20,325 Views 24 Comments

The gang is “giddy” with the excitement though.

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'
# FM104
# FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

Nov 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 29,110 Views 26 Comments

The BAI noted the man was allowed to talk for a considerable period of time before his comments were strongly challenged by the show’s presenter.

'Hurling is one of the fastest sports in the world, it should be shown on ESPN'
# Sport
# Sport

'Hurling is one of the fastest sports in the world, it should be shown on ESPN'

Oct 17th 2016, 7:45 AM 16,151 Views 14 Comments

The GAA’s media rights manager reveals how he aims to make the most of broadcast deals.

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late
# Late Night At Frank's
# Late Night At Frank's

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late

Sep 30th 2016, 12:33 PM 18,875 Views 20 Comments

It’s early days, but GoLive creations have some lofty ambitions.

Ray D’Arcy interview with Graham Linehan and wife over abortion broke broadcasting rules
# Complaint Upheld
# Complaint Upheld

Ray D’Arcy interview with Graham Linehan and wife over abortion broke broadcasting rules

May 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 60,978 Views 137 Comments

The interview had to do with the couple’s foetus being diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality

When can I actually watch the golf? Augusta's rules and how they affect coverage
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

When can I actually watch the golf? Augusta's rules and how they affect coverage

Apr 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 10,696 Views 10 Comments

Nothing is straightforward when it comes to the US Masters.

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars
# Jnlr Figures
# Jnlr Figures

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:47 PM 23,757 Views 42 Comments

The JNLR figures are out – here’s what people have been listening to.

Joe Duffy says the competition between RTÉ presenters is tougher than UFC fighting
# Gloves Off
# Gloves Off

Joe Duffy says the competition between RTÉ presenters is tougher than UFC fighting

Nov 28th 2015, 9:30 AM 19,368 Views 89 Comments

“When Miriam comes into the building, it’s very rough.”

Pat Kenny's show on UTV Ireland has been given the axe
# Pk In The Ground
# Pk In The Ground

Pat Kenny's show on UTV Ireland has been given the axe

Sep 6th 2015, 2:10 PM 22,958 Views 44 Comments

Pat Kenny In The Round won’t return for a second season.

"Working with Johnny could be a stomach churning, white-knuckle ride. But he had a gaffer's talent"
# Johnny Lyons
# Johnny Lyons

"Working with Johnny could be a stomach churning, white-knuckle ride. But he had a gaffer's talent"

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:30 PM 445 Views 12 Comments

98FM’s Stephen Doyle pays tribute to his friend, colleague and “one-off radio broadcaster” Johnny Lyons.

BBC lose ground in 6 Nations broadcast deal to keep Sky at bay
# Channel-hopping
From The42
# Channel-hopping

BBC lose ground in 6 Nations broadcast deal to keep Sky at bay

Jul 9th 2015, 3:56 PM 6,998 Views 4 Comments

The move would appear to strengthen RTÉ’s grip on rights for the annual rugby tournament.

The ISIS radio station targeting new recruits sounds just like America's NPR
# ISIS Calling
# ISIS Calling

The ISIS radio station targeting new recruits sounds just like America's NPR

Jun 6th 2015, 9:15 AM 9,675 Views 41 Comments

The smooth production of Al-Bayan shows just how far the hardcore Islamic propaganda machine has come in the last three years.

Derek Davis to be laid to rest on Monday
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Derek Davis to be laid to rest on Monday

May 14th 2015, 9:23 PM 24,252 Views 22 Comments

He died on Wednesday.

One RTÉ viewer was 'highly offended' about talk that Jesus had a wife
# Passion
# Passion

One RTÉ viewer was 'highly offended' about talk that Jesus had a wife

Apr 30th 2015, 6:03 AM 30,976 Views 165 Comments

Would You Believe spoke to someone who believed he was married to Mary Magdalene.

Why is everybody talking about Eastenders this week?
# Gerrr Outta My Pub!
# Gerrr Outta My Pub!

Why is everybody talking about Eastenders this week?

Feb 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,050 Views 25 Comments

The show is broadcasting a run of live episodes this week.

Politically disillusioned young people need an edgy, relevant programme like The Daily Show
# Debate
# Debate

Politically disillusioned young people need an edgy, relevant programme like The Daily Show

Feb 16th 2015, 8:03 PM 186 Views 87 Comments

We need something that will really engage younger people.

Is there a ban on Irish broadcasters showing this cover? In short, no
# Laying Down The Law
# Laying Down The Law

Is there a ban on Irish broadcasters showing this cover? In short, no

Jan 27th 2015, 12:43 PM 12,322 Views 78 Comments

The BAI has revised its programming code.

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