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#Bai

# bai - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin
# Post Election
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# Post Election

BAI rejects complaint over description of Joe Biden as 'President Elect' in November news bulletin

Feb 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 27,391 Views 39 Comments

Another complaint relating to an on-air jingle on Today FM was also rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

# bai - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 29th 2020, 5:12 PM 26,016 Views 10 Comments

The rulings by the BAI were released today.

# bai - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Over 60% of Irish people concerned about the truth of online information
# Digital News Ireland
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# Digital News Ireland

Over 60% of Irish people concerned about the truth of online information

Jun 16th 2020, 6:05 AM 6,547 Views 11 Comments

According to a new global study, TheJournal.ie remains one of the most popular online news brands in Ireland.

# bai - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio
# Today With Sean O'Rourke
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# Today With Sean O'Rourke

BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio

Jun 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 72,146 Views 25 Comments

The BAI determined that the subject matter was treated fairly and presented in an objective manner.

# bai - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Five separate complaints over use of 'f*ck', 'sh*t' and 'Jesus Christ' rejected by watchdog
# Eff Em Radio
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# Eff Em Radio

Five separate complaints over use of 'f*ck', 'sh*t' and 'Jesus Christ' rejected by watchdog

Apr 15th 2020, 3:23 PM 32,831 Views 45 Comments

In all five cases, the complaints were made by the same person.

# bai - Friday 20 December, 2019

BAI rejects complaint over Niall Boylan comment on funeral mass being 'almost satanic'
# Classic Hits
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# Classic Hits

BAI rejects complaint over Niall Boylan comment on funeral mass being 'almost satanic'

Dec 20th 2019, 6:20 AM 35,866 Views 44 Comments

The Catholic Communications Office claimed the broadcast was “distressing and hurtful”.

# bai - Monday 30 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 30th 2019, 4:47 PM 8,762 Views 7 Comments

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

# bai - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

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

Sep 24th 2019, 8:42 PM 18,854 Views 21 Comments

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

# bai - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 10:27 AM 4,129 Views 9 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Dublin's Q102 radio to fight for its broadcast licence as another company expresses interest in taking over
# Listen Up
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# Listen Up

Dublin's Q102 radio to fight for its broadcast licence as another company expresses interest in taking over

Aug 1st 2019, 7:00 PM 15,595 Views 21 Comments

The station’s broadcast licence is up for renewal with the BAI next year.

# bai - Monday 24 June, 2019

Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online
# Online Safety
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# Online Safety

Concerns raised over BAI's proposal to police harmful content online

Jun 24th 2019, 12:41 PM 6,989 Views 16 Comments

The BAI has proposed that it be given the power to regulate harmful online content on social media platforms.

# bai - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

RTÉ and TheJournal.ie are the most popular online news sources in Ireland
# Thank You
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# Thank You

RTÉ and TheJournal.ie are the most popular online news sources in Ireland

Jun 12th 2019, 7:01 AM 19,550 Views 64 Comments

32% of people in Ireland read TheJournal.ie in the last week, according to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report for 2019.

# bai - Sunday 5 May, 2019

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

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

May 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,561 Views 15 Comments

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

# bai - Friday 22 March, 2019

Opinion: Can Irish media users identify trustworthy news sources?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Opinion: Can Irish media users identify trustworthy news sources?

Mar 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 11,204 Views 80 Comments

A recent Irish survey found that social media users are among the most media-savvy consumers of news, writes Niamh Kirk.

# bai - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Broadcasting watchdog rejects complaints of bias during Eighth Amendment referendum TV debates
# Eighth Debate
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# Eighth Debate

Broadcasting watchdog rejects complaints of bias during Eighth Amendment referendum TV debates

Mar 21st 2019, 6:22 PM 12,625 Views 42 Comments

The three complaints were made about shows broadcast on Virgin Media Television.

# bai - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Netflix in the firing line as BAI looks to change how streaming sites suggest content for Irish viewers
# Media Plurality
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# Media Plurality

Netflix in the firing line as BAI looks to change how streaming sites suggest content for Irish viewers

Dec 12th 2018, 6:05 AM 23,539 Views 33 Comments

The authority launched a public consultation on the proposals yesterday.

# bai - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 11th 2018, 1:51 PM 7,733 Views 16 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI
# Head To Head
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# Head To Head

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

Oct 17th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,255 Views 24 Comments

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

# bai - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'Who would you like to kick in the testicles': BAI partially upholds Eoghan McDermott show complaint
# A Balls Up
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# A Balls Up

'Who would you like to kick in the testicles': BAI partially upholds Eoghan McDermott show complaint

Oct 16th 2018, 1:41 PM 34,340 Views 53 Comments

The complainant claimed the interview promoted violence towards men.

# bai - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

Sep 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 8,741 Views 14 Comments

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# bai - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 9:18 PM 24,455 Views 94 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 14 June, 2018

TheJournal.ie is the most popular online Irish news source for the second year in a row
# Digital Report
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# Digital Report

TheJournal.ie is the most popular online Irish news source for the second year in a row

Jun 14th 2018, 8:05 AM 13,578 Views 89 Comments

Over a third of Irish news consumers checked TheJournal.ie this week according to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report.

# bai - Thursday 19 April, 2018

What did Denis Naughten do and what happened next?
# Explainer
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# Explainer

What did Denis Naughten do and what happened next?

Apr 19th 2018, 8:01 PM 12,462 Views 0 Comments

Confused by the controversy surrounding the Communications Minister? Catch up here.

'This is not on' - Mary Lou calls for Naughten to either stand aside - or be sacked
# Upping The Ante
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# Upping The Ante

'This is not on' - Mary Lou calls for Naughten to either stand aside - or be sacked

Apr 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 22,994 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has no truck with Minister for Communications Denis Naughten’s speech to the Dáil yesterday.

# bai - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists
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# Bai

BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 11,878 Views 27 Comments

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

# bai - Sunday 18 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,753 Views 20 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates
# The Eighth Amendment
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# The Eighth Amendment

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates

Mar 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,541 Views 45 Comments

“When somebody is brought into the studio, the instinct is ‘I must bring somebody with the other viewpoint into the studio as well’. That’s not the case.”

# bai - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

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

Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 13th 2018, 12:59 PM 16,122 Views 77 Comments

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

# bai - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 6th 2018, 2:36 PM 22,805 Views 118 Comments

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

# bai - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI
# Broadcasting Authority
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# Broadcasting Authority

Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI

Feb 3rd 2018, 12:24 PM 21,626 Views 70 Comments

Myers previously described himself as such in describing his issues with the word ‘holocaust’ itself, rather than in denying the genocide of European Jews during World War II.

# bai - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
# Hearing Voices
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# Hearing Voices

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,869 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# bai - Sunday 17 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 17th 2017, 4:12 PM 22,774 Views 115 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.

# bai - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Complaints made to RTÉ about Panti Bliss trailer before Six Nations rugby and the Angelus
# Queen Of Ireland
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# Queen Of Ireland

Complaints made to RTÉ about Panti Bliss trailer before Six Nations rugby and the Angelus

Nov 29th 2017, 6:01 AM 45,424 Views 55 Comments

Both complaints were rejected by the BAI.

# bai - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
# Off The Hook
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# Off The Hook

Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'

Nov 28th 2017, 2:20 PM 35,762 Views 68 Comments

Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.

# bai - Saturday 21 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 39,997 Views 55 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 19 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 19th 2017, 7:11 PM 13,700 Views 49 Comments

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

# bai - Friday 11 August, 2017

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station
# Kinvara Fm
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# Kinvara Fm

Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station

Aug 11th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,873 Views 9 Comments

Kinvara FM is the new community radio station based in the south Galway village.

# bai - Thursday 3 August, 2017

BAI rejects complaints over Rubberbandit calling communion 'haunted bread' on the Late Late Show
# Blindboy Boatclub
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# Blindboy Boatclub

BAI rejects complaints over Rubberbandit calling communion 'haunted bread' on the Late Late Show

Aug 3rd 2017, 1:44 PM 49,368 Views 154 Comments

In all, 11 complaints were received after Blindboy Boatclub’s appearance on the RTÉ show.

# bai - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen
# Northside Southside
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# Northside Southside

Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen

Jul 20th 2017, 7:34 PM 16,310 Views 38 Comments

Damo and Ivor first appeared on YouTube back in 2011.

# bai - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected
# Broadcasting Act
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# Broadcasting Act

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected

Jun 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 11,950 Views 39 Comments

The details are contained in the latest Broadcasting Association of Ireland report.

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