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# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

BAI rejects 15 complaints against Claire Byrne Live show over Covid-19 vaccine segment
# BAI COMPLAINTS
# BAI COMPLAINTS

BAI rejects 15 complaints against Claire Byrne Live show over Covid-19 vaccine segment

Apr 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 20,705 Views 0 Comments

A complaint against Red FM’s Neil Prendeville Show was partly upheld.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

BAI rejects Fine Gael complaint about Bacik appearing on RTÉ lifestyle show before by-election
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

BAI rejects Fine Gael complaint about Bacik appearing on RTÉ lifestyle show before by-election

Dec 15th 2021, 1:02 PM 13,092 Views 6 Comments

The complaint was submitted by Fine Gael general secretary John Carroll.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Complaint over panellist on Today FM's Last Word calling JK Rowling 'transphobic' upheld by BAI
# JK Rowling
# JK Rowling

Complaint over panellist on Today FM's Last Word calling JK Rowling 'transphobic' upheld by BAI

Apr 14th 2021, 2:07 PM 30,358 Views 0 Comments

The BAI said the broadcast of this statement without challenge was “not fair”.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - 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 27,430 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-of-ireland - Monday 30 September, 2019

Michael Collins, Ireland's elderly and female-led stories will be explored through BAI funding
# TV And Radio
# TV And Radio

Michael Collins, Ireland's elderly and female-led stories will be explored through BAI funding

Sep 30th 2019, 4:47 PM 8,780 Views 7 Comments

There has been an increase in the amount of funding awarded to female-led projects.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI
# Bai
# Bai

Three complaints about RTÉ Prime Time's report on transgender issues rejected by BAI

Sep 24th 2019, 8:42 PM 18,886 Views 21 Comments

One complainant argued the programme was “harmful to transgender people”.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections
# Bai
# Bai

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections

Sep 17th 2019, 10:27 AM 4,134 Views 9 Comments

That’s according to ElectCheck, a new research report commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

BAI considers banning those convicted of fraud or dishonesty from being awarded radio licences
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

BAI considers banning those convicted of fraud or dishonesty from being awarded radio licences

Dec 11th 2018, 1:51 PM 7,740 Views 16 Comments

The authority is considering updates to its ‘Ownership and Control Policy’.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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 8,757 Views 14 Comments

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Seven complaints rejected over Late Late Show panellist suggestion to 'bin' cyclists
# Bai
# Bai

Seven complaints rejected over Late Late Show panellist suggestion to 'bin' cyclists

Jun 27th 2018, 9:18 PM 24,460 Views 94 Comments

Three panellists were invited to state what things they would “bin” for the New Year.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit
# Production
# Production

Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,761 Views 19 Comments

Some of these companies have already met with the BAI here in the last year.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum
# We're Live
# We're Live

Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 13th 2018, 12:59 PM 16,223 Views 77 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that the “adversarial” debate around the Eighth will be a challenge for broadcasters.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments

Feb 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 22,864 Views 145 Comments

The BAI has upheld a complaint filed over comments made by George Hook on-air on Newstalk.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears
# THE RESTAURANT
# THE RESTAURANT

Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears

Dec 17th 2017, 4:12 PM 22,780 Views 117 Comments

The Sunday Independent reported today that an invitation for Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone to appear on Tv3 show The Restaurant next year had been withdrawn.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Saturday 21 October, 2017

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action
# Emergency
# Emergency

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

Oct 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 40,558 Views 59 Comments

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 19 October, 2017

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists
# Pen Pals
# Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,714 Views 49 Comments

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules
# Product Placement
# Product Placement

People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules

Mar 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,654 Views 24 Comments

Product placement gets a separate distinction to advertising in the revised code.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

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 7,847 Views 32 Comments

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

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Complaints around 8th Amendment and 'rubbishing Mass' on Rose of Tralee rejected
# Bai
# Bai

Complaints around 8th Amendment and 'rubbishing Mass' on Rose of Tralee rejected

Jan 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 17,764 Views 35 Comments

The BAI rejected seven complaints to do with last year’s Rose of Tralee

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 50,749 Views 37 Comments

The presenter was talking about the literal translation of a German word.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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 29,086 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.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'
# Hate Speech
# Hate Speech

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'

May 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 33,256 Views 141 Comments

The man said Irish women who date African men are “absolute sluts”.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 29 January, 2016

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with 'c**k socket' comment
# Naughty
# Naughty

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with 'c**k socket' comment

Jan 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 39,981 Views 65 Comments

The radio station held a competition for the best name for female genitalia – and one listener did not approve.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 9 November, 2015

George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign
# Fair And Balanced
# Fair And Balanced

George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign

Nov 9th 2015, 4:30 PM 12,308 Views 42 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has released guidelines for broadcasters during next year’s election.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Dad angered by 'offensive' Love/Hate clip on 2FM
# Bad Language
# Bad Language

Dad angered by 'offensive' Love/Hate clip on 2FM

Oct 29th 2015, 6:11 AM 45,589 Views 42 Comments

The BAI rejected listener Seán Carty’s complaint that the clip infringed its code of programme standards.

Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich
# Too Much Chicken
# Too Much Chicken

Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich

Oct 29th 2015, 6:01 AM 21,145 Views 27 Comments

Viewer Peter Thomas submitted a complaint to the BAI over an ad showing a sandwich filled with what he felt was a misleading number of chicken breast slices.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'
# Balance
# Balance

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'

Oct 28th 2015, 3:30 PM 37,774 Views 51 Comments

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 2 October, 2015

The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

The radio licences held by Newstalk and TXFM will be up for grabs next year

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 14,562 Views 41 Comments

The two stations are likely to re-apply to stay on the air.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 26 June, 2015

Is 'jealous little b***h' an acceptable insult to use on radio?
# Complaint
# Complaint

Is 'jealous little b***h' an acceptable insult to use on radio?

Jun 26th 2015, 6:00 AM 29,652 Views 38 Comments

Yes, under certain circumstances.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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 12,307 Views 78 Comments

The BAI has revised its programming code.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 8 December, 2014

'There's no ruling on marriage equality' - BAI denies censorship claims
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

'There's no ruling on marriage equality' - BAI denies censorship claims

Dec 8th 2014, 10:40 PM 13,374 Views 143 Comments

The authority says that there is no automatic requirement to balance a discussion.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected
# Six One News
# Six One News

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nov 20th 2014, 2:31 PM 7,557 Views 19 Comments

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Love old ads? A whole load of them are set to be archived
# Vintage Tv
# Vintage Tv

Love old ads? A whole load of them are set to be archived

Oct 1st 2014, 8:05 PM 13,990 Views 17 Comments

Several organisations have been awarded funds from the BAI to archive old programming, music and advertisements.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 11 September, 2014

RTÉ scolded over 'unnecessarily sexual dance' on The Voice
# Bai
# Bai

RTÉ scolded over 'unnecessarily sexual dance' on The Voice

Sep 11th 2014, 1:40 PM 32,037 Views 89 Comments

However, the BAI decided that the dance was “editorially justified”.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 15 August, 2014

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air
# Public Discourse
# Public Discourse

Opinion: Gay people have been given a chilling message about discussing their lives on air

Aug 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 179 Views 203 Comments

The BAI has ruled that discussions by gay people about their status and aspirations as Irish citizens must be directly challenged on the same programme at the same time.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 18 July, 2014

RTE is looking for members of the public to join its board
# Tubs Wants You
# Tubs Wants You

RTE is looking for members of the public to join its board

Jul 18th 2014, 12:55 PM 13,555 Views 30 Comments

Here’s your chance…

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 5 May, 2014

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage

May 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,074 Views 77 Comments

European elections candidate Bríd Smith believes that RTÉ “deliberately” cut her from a news report.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 27 March, 2014

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’
# Fair And Balanced
# Fair And Balanced

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

Mar 27th 2014, 2:13 PM 16,151 Views 50 Comments

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 27 February, 2014

BAI flicks the switch on for UTV Ireland
# Decade Of Telly
# Decade Of Telly

BAI flicks the switch on for UTV Ireland

Feb 27th 2014, 5:34 PM 15,583 Views 53 Comments

The station will begin broadcasting in January of next year.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Get your telly ready: UTV Ireland to begin broadcast in early 2015
# Tellybox
# Tellybox

Get your telly ready: UTV Ireland to begin broadcast in early 2015

Feb 6th 2014, 1:04 PM 15,724 Views 37 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority announced today that contract negotiations have begun.

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