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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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over Paul Williams calling some Sinn Féin voters "drug dealers" and "killers" on Late Late dismissed Bai

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

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’.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad Energy Independence

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech The Right Hook

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ray D’Arcy interview about vasectomies and abortion did not break broadcasting rules More Complaints

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence Changes

Former Phantom FM boss makes a pitch for TXFM licence

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

From TheJournal.ie TXFM, Dublin's alternative rock station, is closing down Formerly Phantom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars Jnlr Figures

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with 'c**k socket' comment Naughty

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Radio host's comment about asylum seekers 'going to the beach' didn't break broadcasting rules Cork

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The abortion holocaust': Senator condemned for 'horrific' language Seanad This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign Fair And Balanced

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.

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

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.

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

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

The complaint related to US sitcom ‘Mom’.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

The complainant said it was “completely inappropriate”.

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

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

The complaint was rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

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

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

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.

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

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

Yes, under certain circumstances.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ bought abortion pills - but it didn't break any rules Bai

RTÉ bought abortion pills - but it didn't break any rules

The abortion drugs were imported to Ireland via a post office in Northern Ireland for purpose of an investigation.