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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’ 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

RTÉ scolded over 'unnecessarily sexual dance' on The Voice

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

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

Here’s your chance…

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

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

The Broadcasting Authority announced today that contract negotiations have begun.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

More than 100 complaints about Panti appearance and RTÉ apology

The vast majority were from people complaining about the broadcaster’s apology to a number of newspaper columnists and the Iona Institute.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 23 January, 2014

John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority Bai

John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority

The Irish Times writer was appointed to the watchdog in September 2009.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today

A report on the future funding of public service broadcasting, RTÉ and TG4 will be discussed today.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 28 June, 2013

Ryan Tubridy 'butt plugs' complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog

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

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