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#Bai

# bai - Friday 22 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Can Irish media users identify trustworthy news sources? Opinion

Opinion: Can Irish media users identify trustworthy news sources?

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

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting watchdog rejects complaints of bias during Eighth Amendment referendum TV debates Eighth Debate

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

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

# bai - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

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

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

The authority launched a public consultation on the proposals yesterday.

# bai - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie BAI considers banning those convicted of fraud or dishonesty from being awarded radio licences Media Ownership

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’.

# bai - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI Head To Head

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

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

# bai - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

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

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

The complainant claimed the interview promoted violence towards men.

# bai - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage Tweetgate

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# bai - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# bai - Thursday 14 June, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What did Denis Naughten do and what happened next? Explainer

What did Denis Naughten do and what happened next?

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

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

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

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

# bai - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie BAI calls for resolution over Communicorp station ban on Irish Times journalists Bai

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

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

# bai - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland up against Germany and Netherlands to win over UK-based TV channels after Brexit Production

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.

# bai - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates The Eighth Amendment

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

“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

From TheJournal.ie Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum We're Live

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.

# bai - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk 'failed to act in a timely fashion' after George Hook rape comments Watchdog

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.

# bai - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Morning Ireland was unfair in calling Kevin Myers a 'Holocaust denier' - BAI Broadcasting Authority

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance' Hearing Voices

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

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

# bai - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Clarity sought from BAI after reports Zappone pulled from show over referendum fears THE RESTAURANT

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.

# bai - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaints made to RTÉ about Panti Bliss trailer before Six Nations rugby and the Angelus Queen Of Ireland

# bai - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t' Off The Hook

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

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

# bai - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action Emergency

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.

# bai - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists Pen Pals

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.

# bai - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Villagers in this Galway community are buying up shares in their own local radio station Kinvara Fm

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

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

# bai - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie BAI rejects complaints over Rubberbandit calling communion 'haunted bread' on the Late Late Show Blindboy Boatclub

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

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

# bai - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen Northside Southside

Irish comedy show Damo and Ivor to hit the big screen

Damo and Ivor first appeared on YouTube back in 2011.

# bai - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected Broadcasting Act

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected

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

# bai - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie is now the main online news source for Irish people Bai

TheJournal.ie is now the main online news source for Irish people

A third of the Irish market checked TheJournal.ie this week according to Reuters Institute Digital News Report.

# bai - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about Darina Allen's 'ban on squishy sliced pan' rejected by BAI What Are You Eating

Complaint about Darina Allen's 'ban on squishy sliced pan' rejected by BAI

Chef and television presenter Darina Allen said that if she was the Minister for Health, she would ban sliced pan.

# bai - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected Gemma O'Doherty

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

From TheJournal.ie Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected HPV Vaccine

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

# bai - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People deserve 'decent, honest' ads says broadcasting authority as it launches new rules Product Placement

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.

# bai - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years Diversity

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.

# bai - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about Eamon Dunphy's 'extreme' comments on RTÉ rejected Bai

Complaint about Eamon Dunphy's 'extreme' comments on RTÉ rejected

The BAI said that the use of extreme language was typical of Dunphy’s provocative style.

# bai - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show Dublin Talks

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show

A caller into the Dublin Talks show was also said to have “made allusions to her complicity in what he considered to be murder”.

# bai - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Today FM team given stern talking to about 'weak c**k' comment Lost In Translation

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

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

# bai - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos' FM104

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.

# bai - Friday 28 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia Bold Bai

Someone made an official complaint over Oliver Callan talking about Thomas Clarke's genitalia

There were three complaints made in relation to coverage around the 1916 Rising.

# bai - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Station made "personal and pointed" remarks about election candidate who didn't turn up for interview Noel Walsh

Station made "personal and pointed" remarks about election candidate who didn't turn up for interview

It noted there had been some “fundamental conflict of fact” in regard to whether Noel G Walsh was supposed to turn up or not.

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