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# bai - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 19,759 Views 100 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Complaint about Darina Allen's 'ban on squishy sliced pan' rejected by BAI
# What Are You Eating
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# What Are You Eating

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

Jun 1st 2017, 6:05 AM 35,873 Views 38 Comments

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

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected
# Gemma O'Doherty
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# Gemma O'Doherty

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,782 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,901 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,637 Views 24 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
# Diversity
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# Diversity

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,839 Views 32 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 33,322 Views 29 Comments

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

# bai - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 17,743 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 31st 2017, 2:47 PM 34,069 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 50,641 Views 37 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'
# FM104
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# FM104

Radio show allowed special needs children to be called 'mongos'

Nov 30th 2016, 1:38 PM 29,011 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.

# bai - Friday 28 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 28th 2016, 6:03 AM 20,714 Views 23 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 27 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 17,112 Views 4 Comments

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

Complaint over Paul Williams calling some Sinn Féin voters "drug dealers" and "killers" on Late Late dismissed
# Bai
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# Bai

Complaint over Paul Williams calling some Sinn Féin voters "drug dealers" and "killers" on Late Late dismissed

Oct 27th 2016, 2:20 PM 24,129 Views 106 Comments

Williams said that anyone who voted for Sinn Féin on foot of the party’s plan to get rid of the Special Criminal Court were ‘drug dealers, killers, kidnappers, and terrorists’.

# bai - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ryan Tubridy was ok to say "bejaysus" on the Late Late Show
# Name In Vain
From TheJournal.ie
# Name In Vain

Ryan Tubridy was ok to say "bejaysus" on the Late Late Show

Sep 16th 2016, 6:00 AM 24,523 Views 76 Comments

“He’s scaring the bejaysus out of me now I have to say, with that look.”

# bai - Thursday 15 September, 2016

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad
# Energy Independence
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# Energy Independence

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad

Sep 15th 2016, 6:35 PM 11,249 Views 19 Comments

A complainant said the ad, which features a haunting voiceover speech by JFK on Ireland’s destiny, ran foul of a ban on political advertising.

# bai - Saturday 28 May, 2016

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech
# The Right Hook
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# The Right Hook

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech

May 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,891 Views 59 Comments

A woman complained about a show in which he discussed Muslim students and also the New Years sex attacks in Germany.

# bai - Friday 27 May, 2016

Ray D’Arcy interview about vasectomies and abortion did not break broadcasting rules
# More Complaints
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# More Complaints

Ray D’Arcy interview about vasectomies and abortion did not break broadcasting rules

May 27th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,517 Views 71 Comments

The context of the RTÉ Radio One interview with Dr Andrew Rynne was noted by the BAI.

# bai - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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

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

May 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 33,227 Views 141 Comments

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

# bai - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Ray D’Arcy interview with Graham Linehan and wife over abortion broke broadcasting rules
# Complaint Upheld
From TheJournal.ie
# Complaint Upheld

Ray D’Arcy interview with Graham Linehan and wife over abortion broke broadcasting rules

May 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 60,927 Views 137 Comments

The interview had to do with the couple’s foetus being diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality

# bai - Sunday 8 May, 2016

These spray-painted definitions of Cork slang words have popped up all over the city
# Langerload
From The Daily Edge
# Langerload

These spray-painted definitions of Cork slang words have popped up all over the city

May 8th 2016, 2:57 PM 6,617 Views 1 Comment

Mint.

# bai - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment
# It's Not Okay
From TheJournal.ie
# It's Not Okay

Swedish rebuke for Ray D'Arcy over dial-a-random-Swede segment

Apr 12th 2016, 9:12 PM 51,357 Views 44 Comments

The RTÉ host called two random Swedes without telling them they’d be on the radio.

# bai - Friday 1 April, 2016

Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence
# Changes
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# Changes

Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence

Apr 1st 2016, 9:58 AM 15,206 Views 21 Comments

Simon Maher left Phantom, now known as TXFM, after Communicorp came on board.

# bai - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down
# Formerly Phantom
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# Formerly Phantom

TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down

Mar 30th 2016, 5:27 PM 38,545 Views 83 Comments

The station, formerly known as Phantom 105.2, has not applied to renew its licence.

# bai - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars
# Jnlr Figures
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# Jnlr Figures

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:47 PM 23,713 Views 42 Comments

The JNLR figures are out – here’s what people have been listening to.

# bai - Friday 29 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 39,974 Views 65 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 28 January, 2016

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage
# Tears Of Pride
From TheJournal.ie
# Tears Of Pride

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

Jan 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,821 Views 92 Comments

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules
# Cork
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# Cork

Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules

Jan 28th 2016, 3:06 PM 21,400 Views 40 Comments

A presenter on Cork City Community Radio had suggested that a decision to offer an asylum seeker a university place was unfair to Irish-born families.

# bai - Friday 18 December, 2015

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence
# Communicorp
From TheJournal.ie
# Communicorp

For the first time, a Denis O'Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

Dec 18th 2015, 12:16 PM 19,445 Views 51 Comments

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

# bai - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'The abortion holocaust': Senator condemned for 'horrific' language
# Seanad
From TheJournal.ie
# Seanad

'The abortion holocaust': Senator condemned for 'horrific' language

Dec 10th 2015, 5:29 PM 26,737 Views 206 Comments

Jim Walsh has drawn condemnation for remarks made in the Seanad earlier.

# bai - Monday 9 November, 2015

George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign
# Fair And Balanced
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 12,295 Views 42 Comments

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

# bai - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Dad angered by 'offensive' Love/Hate clip on 2FM
# Bad Language
From TheJournal.ie
# Bad Language

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

Oct 29th 2015, 6:11 AM 45,541 Views 42 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV watchdog rules it was OK to show a bare-chested man smoking weed before 9pm
# Before The Watershed
From TheJournal.ie
# Before The Watershed

TV watchdog rules it was OK to show a bare-chested man smoking weed before 9pm

Oct 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 15,567 Views 22 Comments

The complaint related to US sitcom ‘Mom’.

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'
# Balance
From TheJournal.ie
# Balance

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

Oct 28th 2015, 3:30 PM 37,739 Views 51 Comments

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

# bai - Friday 2 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 14,546 Views 41 Comments

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

# bai - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis
# Wrap It Up
From TheJournal.ie
# Wrap It Up

Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:07 AM 38,066 Views 47 Comments

The complainant said it was “completely inappropriate”.

# bai - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

HSE complained over Prime Time coverage of pregnant teenage asylum seeker case
# Infringing Its Obligations
From TheJournal.ie
# Infringing Its Obligations

HSE complained over Prime Time coverage of pregnant teenage asylum seeker case

Sep 1st 2015, 11:58 PM 17,720 Views 12 Comments

The complaint was rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion
# Dublin Talks
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin Talks

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion

Sep 1st 2015, 3:27 PM 25,663 Views 4 Comments

Dublin station 98FM was found to be in breach of two sections of the BAI’s Code of Programme Standards in its edition of Dublin Talks broadcast on 1 April.

# bai - Friday 26 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 26th 2015, 6:00 AM 29,636 Views 38 Comments

Yes, under certain circumstances.

# bai - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Tommy Tiernan was ok to say that Jesus 'needed a pint'
# Humourous Juxtaposition
From TheJournal.ie
# Humourous Juxtaposition

Tommy Tiernan was ok to say that Jesus 'needed a pint'

Jun 25th 2015, 10:00 PM 26,078 Views 77 Comments

Tiernan was talking about St Patrick’s Day falling in the middle of Lent.