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# broadcasting - Friday 3 August, 2012

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 18,302 Views 116 Comments

RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.

# broadcasting - 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 3,277 Views 11 Comments

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

# broadcasting - 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 3,240 Views 10 Comments

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

# broadcasting - Friday 6 July, 2012

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying
# Media
# Media

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying

Jul 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,542 Views 11 Comments

Figures from RTÉ, TheJournal.ie, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic on the challenges – and innovations – lying ahead for digital news journalism.

# broadcasting - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
# Stay Tuned
# Stay Tuned

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 13,653 Views 44 Comments

The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?

# broadcasting - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads
# Advertising
# Advertising

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads

Jun 5th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,928 Views 79 Comments

BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.

# broadcasting - Friday 1 June, 2012

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air
# Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late Show

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air

Jun 1st 2012, 10:03 PM 16,892 Views 58 Comments

Guests line up on the RTÉ’s red carpet for anniversary special…

# broadcasting - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news'
# The Arts
# The Arts

Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news'

May 24th 2012, 9:47 AM 5,436 Views 26 Comments

Murphy said there was a lot of “nervous nellies” around Donnybrook yesterday before his guest slot on Pat Kenny’s radio show over what he was going to say.

# broadcasting - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman

May 20th 2012, 7:40 AM 2,873 Views 11 Comments

Last week’s Oireachtas committee meeting saw “Pontius Pilate hand-wringing”, says Labour’s John Whelan.

# broadcasting - Friday 4 May, 2012

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 2,320 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.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

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

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme

May 1st 2012, 4:30 PM 3,003 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.

# broadcasting - Monday 30 April, 2012

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 3,640 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.

# broadcasting - 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 - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

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 4,470 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 7,396 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?

# broadcasting - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Apr 3rd 2012, 4:18 PM 3,931 Views 13 Comments

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

# broadcasting - Monday 2 April, 2012

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 2,336 Views 11 Comments

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

# broadcasting - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns
# Raids
# Raids

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns

Feb 29th 2012, 10:45 AM 1,393 Views 22 Comments

Israeli authorities have also issued demolition orders for solar panels and wind turbines which provide power to Palestinian herders.

# broadcasting - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?

Feb 12th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,431 Views 67 Comments

The government wants to replace the TV licence, potentially funding broadcasters other than RTÉ. Should it go further?

# broadcasting - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'

Jan 19th 2012, 5:30 PM 3,692 Views 26 Comments

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland wants the new revenue to be split among other broadcasters, not just RTÉ.

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?

Jan 19th 2012, 9:30 AM 8,101 Views 200 Comments

A new household-based charge is being proposed by Government to address TV licence evasion and the use of online television viewing. What do you think, is it a good idea?

# broadcasting - Sunday 25 December, 2011

"For me, it's been a pleasure": Anne Doyle reads RTE news for the final time
# Goodbye
# Goodbye

"For me, it's been a pleasure": Anne Doyle reads RTE news for the final time

Dec 25th 2011, 9:59 PM 17,662 Views 40 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, RTE colleagues and members of the public paid tribute to the legendary newsreader in an unexpected moment at the end of Anne Doyle’s final broadcast tonight.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day
# Retiring
# Retiring

Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day

Dec 6th 2011, 9:15 PM 7,825 Views 32 Comments

The veteran and much-loved broadcaster is taking early retirement and will appear on our screens for the last time later this month.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts
# China
# China

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts

Nov 29th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,159 Views 4 Comments

China’s broadcasting body has declared radio and television ideological “battlefields”.

# broadcasting - Friday 25 November, 2011

Poll: Which RTÉ TV star would you like to see on a stamp?
# Your Say
From The Daily Edge
# Your Say

Poll: Which RTÉ TV star would you like to see on a stamp?

Nov 25th 2011, 2:32 PM 5,144 Views 77 Comments

Three RTÉ TV personalities have been chosen to front special commemorative stamps – who else on RTÉ TV should get one?

# broadcasting - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case
# Suspended
# Suspended

RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:28 PM 6,944 Views 37 Comments

The broadcaster reached a settlement with Fr Kevin Reynolds after libelling him in a Prime Times Investigates programme earlier this year.

# broadcasting - Sunday 30 October, 2011

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk
# Dunphy
# Dunphy

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk

Oct 30th 2011, 1:05 PM 9,131 Views 42 Comments

It was revealed yesterday that Dunphy has quit his slot on the station. Today he’s revealed some of the reasons behind his decision.

# broadcasting - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure
# Newstalk
# Newstalk

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

Oct 29th 2011, 1:44 PM 5,012 Views 37 Comments

Broadcaster has announced that he’s walking from his Sunday morning show on Newstalk, blaming ‘management interference’.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth

Oct 19th 2011, 4:05 PM 2,075 Views 17 Comments

Labour senator John Whelan criticises members of the media for not offering public support to Today FM’s Sam Smyth.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints
# Share Deal
# Share Deal

TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints

Oct 12th 2011, 5:59 PM 810 Views 14 Comments

RTÉ agrees to end its “share deal” advertising scheme, but says “no finding of anticompetitive behaviour has been made”.

# broadcasting - Sunday 9 October, 2011

TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad
# TV3
# TV3

TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad

Oct 9th 2011, 3:57 PM 6,614 Views 32 Comments

The broadcaster’s new 3player will allow viewers to watch shows including X Factor on mobile devices.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV
# Oooh-er
# Oooh-er

Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV

Sep 28th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,747 Views 18 Comments

On October 3, television viewers will get a glimpse of the UK’s first daytime television commercial for sex toys.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding

Sep 14th 2011, 12:12 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

The IBI has called for a “long overdue and comprehensive restructuring” of State-run radio stations as well as the abandonment of the broadcasting levy.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?

Aug 30th 2011, 11:54 AM 2,559 Views 44 Comments

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
# Children
# Children

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed

Aug 30th 2011, 11:38 AM 837 Views 6 Comments

Broadcasting watchdog looking for public’s input on how food and beverages should target children.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

RTÉ's cost-cutting programme will see 70 jobs lost
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ's cost-cutting programme will see 70 jobs lost

Jun 21st 2011, 6:06 PM 531 Views 13 Comments

The broadcaster offers early retirement and voluntary redundancy schemes in a bid to cut its €34m shortfall.

# broadcasting - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Twestion Time: TheJournal.ie grills Ryan Tubridy LIVE on Twitter
# Twestion Time
# Twestion Time

Twestion Time: TheJournal.ie grills Ryan Tubridy LIVE on Twitter

May 26th 2011, 2:42 PM 5,916 Views 15 Comments

A cheeky, rapid-fire lunchtime Q&A on Twitter

# broadcasting - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station
# Arts
# Arts

Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station

May 24th 2011, 5:48 PM 658 Views 0 Comments

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland divvies up almost €800k of grants to radio programme producers.

# broadcasting - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
# Broadcasting
From The Daily Edge
# Broadcasting

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

May 19th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,323 Views 0 Comments

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

BAI launches 'right to reply' scheme for the correction of information
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

BAI launches 'right to reply' scheme for the correction of information

May 3rd 2011, 8:49 PM 1,032 Views 0 Comments

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”.