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# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

TV3 axes Psychics Readings Live show

After a numbers of complaints, producers have decided to cancel TV3′s Psychics Readings Live.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 9 November, 2012

BAI upholds four complaints against TV3's 'Psychics Live'

One of the complaints was made against a presenter’s comments who stated as fact that a woman’s home would burn down but it would be OK, because insurance would cover it.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 12 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

RTÉ told to ‘take greater care’ after complaint over Late Late abortion interviews

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland rejected the complaint but warned over the separation of human interest and political stories.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding

Trilogy charting Ireland through Charlie Haughey for RTÉ gets €1m funding and TG4 crime drama Corp + Anam lands €775k of the pot.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service

On two occasions, on-air psychics discussed the health of callers in breach of the General Commercial Communications Code.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 26 July, 2012

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

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

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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

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

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm

The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 28 May, 2012

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?

While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey

The chair of RTE said the programme had caused the greatest editorial crisis that RTE had experienced in years.

RTÉ, BAI to meet Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case

Communications committee to meet senior BAI and RTÉ management to discuss the implications of the case for RTÉ policy.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 14 May, 2012

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI Bai

New rules on subtitling, sign language and audio description published by BAI

The BAI Access Rules aim to make television more accessible and enjoyable for people who are hard-of-hearing, partially-sighted or blind.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 11 May, 2012

Committee criticisms proposed changes to cheese ads aimed at children

Andrew Doyle TD noted the concern among farmers and the agri-food sector over the “targeting of cheese” in proposed by the BAI.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte

The Communications Minister met with the board of the State broadcaster this morning following the publication of the BAI’s report into the Mission to Prey programme last week.

Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey

The Communications Minister meets the board this morning in the wake of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s damning report into the ill-fated Prime Time Investigates programme.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 4 May, 2012

Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ

It follows the publication of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s report into a Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled a Catholic priest.

'It's more serious than I suspected' - Rabbitte on BAI report

The Communications Minister has condemned the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme, A Mission to Prey, as “a shoddy, unprofessional, cavalier, and damaging piece of work”.

'We will continue to learn from these grave errors' - RTÉ Director General

As RTÉ deals with the fallout from the Mission to Prey programme, Noel Curran said that the “personnel matters” arising from the programme in relation to its makers will be concluded shortly.

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme Bai

In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme

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-authority-of-ireland - Monday 30 April, 2012

SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'

Dreamtime Radio will provide radio content for service users with intellectual disabilities and also invite service users to work at the station.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 26 April, 2012

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers

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

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 16 April, 2012

Column: Let's not cow-tow to 'sacred' cheese industry

Far from worrying that a ban on advertising cheese to children will hurt their calcium intake, says food writer Frank Armstrong, concerned gastronomes are missing the point…

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 13 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Broadcasting Right of Reply scheme yet to be availed of

In 11 months, not one member of the public has used the correction scheme.

BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations

The family of Brother Gerard Dillon want the BAI to investigate allegations made against the deceased Brother in light of the controversy over the false allegations against Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report

The authority says it will begin a review to find out how details of an ongoing investigation “entered the public domain”.

RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism

The inquiry finds major failings in journalistic practices on the Mission To Prey programme, according to reports.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Saturday 7 April, 2012

RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel

The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 2 April, 2012

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

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

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 30 March, 2012

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wants to hear what the public think of proposed limits to how fatty, sugary and salty food and drink is targeted at children in ads.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 26 March, 2012

Easter Rising documentary among 7 new projects funded by the BAI

Other projects include a documentary on forgotten female composers and a series on the history of Radio Kerry. They were awarded funding through the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s scheme Sound & Vision II.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Friday 16 March, 2012

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Monday 12 March, 2012

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

# broadcasting-authority-of-ireland - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…