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Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎
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Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

Jun 17th 2013, 8:27 PM 4,630 Views 18 Comments

The top administrative court in Greece has “temporarily” cancelled the government’s shock decision to close state broadcaster ERT.

RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending
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RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending

Jun 11th 2013, 4:56 PM 10,828 Views 91 Comments

ERT will cease operations for three months, and is likely to reopen with only a fraction of its current workforce of 2,800.

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers
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New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers

May 31st 2013, 7:40 PM 9,526 Views 57 Comments

Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm
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iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

Apr 25th 2013, 5:53 PM 11,874 Views 17 Comments

The new recruit has also worked at 98FM and Newstalk.

RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage
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RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage

Apr 25th 2013, 1:10 PM 9,175 Views 101 Comments

Kevin Bakhurst said the cost of covering the change of Pope was €100,000 less than on the last occasion in 2005.

Column: Is television courtroom broadcasting a good idea?
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Column: Is television courtroom broadcasting a good idea?

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:30 PM 647 Views 24 Comments

On a recent visit to Ireland, well-known television personality Judy Judy called for television courtroom broadcasting in Ireland. Solicitor Paul Lambert discusses what this proposal might mean.

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme
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Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme

Apr 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 4,423 Views 4 Comments

The scheme allows broadcastors to evaluate their services on issues like targeting the audience in their franchise area.

'Register of interests' for broadcasters dropped from new BAI code
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'Register of interests' for broadcasters dropped from new BAI code

Apr 9th 2013, 2:13 PM 4,971 Views 14 Comments

The new code for Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality drops proposals to make broadcasters disclose any commercial relationships.

17 compete for 12 local radio services
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17 compete for 12 local radio services

Mar 26th 2013, 3:52 PM 8,215 Views 17 Comments

Two expressions of interest have been received for stations including Beat FM, Ocean FM, Midlands 103 and Sunshine FM.

BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show
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BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show

Feb 28th 2013, 1:36 PM 14,467 Views 126 Comments

A complaint about an Ireland AM segment on abortion was also upheld.

Rabbitte plans to introduce public broadcasting charge
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Rabbitte plans to introduce public broadcasting charge

Feb 26th 2013, 8:07 PM 21,526 Views 255 Comments

Deputy Michael Moynihan said in response that the imposition of a new broadcasting charge must result in a reduction to the current TV licence fee.

RTÉ required to block coverage of rugby internationals in NI from next year
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RTÉ required to block coverage of rugby internationals in NI from next year

Feb 18th 2013, 9:09 PM 35,140 Views 100 Comments

From 2014 people living in Northern Ireland will have to pay to watch IRFU Autumn International Rugby matches as the BBC has lost the rights for the games and RTE were awarded the rights in the Republic only.

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show
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BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show

Jan 31st 2013, 5:38 PM 9,963 Views 49 Comments

The latest batch of broadcasting complaints includes five against Psychic Readings Live, with three upheld in full or in part.

'Late Late' launches new initiative to showcase Irish musical talent
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'Late Late' launches new initiative to showcase Irish musical talent

Jan 26th 2013, 6:01 AM 8,854 Views 19 Comments

RTÉ’s flagship show is opening its floor to bands who do not have managers, publicists or record deals.

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America
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Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:10 AM 6,052 Views 22 Comments

The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.

RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict
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RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict

Dec 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 10,117 Views 8 Comments

The Government was worried that an arrangement between RTÉ and BBC could lead to a national embarrassment.

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list
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Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list

Dec 21st 2012, 3:27 PM 5,948 Views 18 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.

RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election
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RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election

Dec 12th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,597 Views 23 Comments

Noel Curran says the swing between Sean Gallagher and Michael D Higgins is too large to attribute to one programme.

EU court set to reject FIFA complaint about World Cup TV rights
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EU court set to reject FIFA complaint about World Cup TV rights

Dec 12th 2012, 11:12 AM 1,060 Views 1 Comment

The European Court of Justice has been advised to reject a complaint over the provision of free-to-air football tournaments.

Love/Hate to air on American online video service HULU
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Love/Hate to air on American online video service HULU

Dec 10th 2012, 8:34 PM 17,985 Views 40 Comments

RTÉ has announced that the hit drama will be now available to audiences in the United States.

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit
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New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Dec 10th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,101 Views 8 Comments

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

EU's top court to hear dispute over TV streaming website
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EU's top court to hear dispute over TV streaming website

Nov 19th 2012, 11:12 AM 8,620 Views 9 Comments

Broadcasters say TVCatchup, which hosts streams of TV channels for UK users, should not be able to stream their content.

TV3's Ben Frow to be new programmes director at Channel 5
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TV3's Ben Frow to be new programmes director at Channel 5

Nov 13th 2012, 2:11 PM 3,892 Views 7 Comments

The TV3 director of programming is moving back to the UK in the new year.

Referendum Commission praises 'civic-minded' broadcasters for extra time
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Referendum Commission praises 'civic-minded' broadcasters for extra time

Nov 6th 2012, 12:32 PM 3,283 Views 7 Comments

Over 60 broadcasters accepted a request from the Commission to devote extra time to its impartial broadcasts on Saturday’s vote.

TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints"
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TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints"

Oct 26th 2012, 6:30 AM 8,913 Views 36 Comments

The Psychic, who is in Ireland next month, said he had no knowledge of the complaints and that he makes the show for himself.

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?
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Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

Oct 21st 2012, 12:21 PM 9,245 Views 29 Comments

The analogue TV series is being turned off on Wednesday. Are you one of the 100,000 households who hasn’t switched yet?

Referendum Commission asks broadcasters to give more time to bulletins
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Referendum Commission asks broadcasters to give more time to bulletins

Oct 16th 2012, 1:45 PM 2,515 Views 6 Comments

Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan wants broadcasters to give more time to information on the children’s referendum.

TV3 first to announce televised debate on children's referendum
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TV3 first to announce televised debate on children's referendum

Oct 15th 2012, 5:28 PM 6,628 Views 42 Comments

The debate will be held on Halloween Night, October 31, and will feature four parties, two each from the Yes and No campaigns.

RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'
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RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'

Oct 14th 2012, 3:32 PM 4,729 Views 11 Comments

The national broadcaster is dropping a ‘stopwatch’ system for news broadcasts, but will keep it for formal debates.

RTÉ Radio 1, Today FM lead winners at national PPI radio awards
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RTÉ Radio 1, Today FM lead winners at national PPI radio awards

Oct 13th 2012, 2:06 PM 10,121 Views 23 Comments

Radio 1 wins the top prize of Full Service Station of the Year, but Today FM matches its total of six awards.

Exemption of cheese under new advertising rules welcomed
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Exemption of cheese under new advertising rules welcomed

Oct 12th 2012, 2:29 PM 6,489 Views 45 Comments

Following recommendations by the Department of Health, new rules curtailing the advertising of unhealthy foods to children will not include cheese products.

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children
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New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Oct 12th 2012, 12:10 PM 5,026 Views 30 Comments

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family
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Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

Oct 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,567 Views 6 Comments

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

TV psychics criticised for health 'readings'
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TV psychics criticised for health 'readings'

Oct 11th 2012, 1:14 PM 6,859 Views 29 Comments

BAI has written to TV3, asking them how they intend to address complaints against its Psychics Readings Live presentation.

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

Oct 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,851 Views 31 Comments

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

Gerry Ryan to be inducted into radio 'hall of fame'
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Gerry Ryan to be inducted into radio 'hall of fame'

Oct 6th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,166 Views 46 Comments

PPI radio awards create new category – Ryan, Seán Bán Breathnach and Candy Devine share honour.

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC
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RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:30 PM 9,108 Views 42 Comments

‘Ardghléine’ is the Irish word for high definition apparently…

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service
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BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:47 PM 11,724 Views 71 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte says people should be prepared to pay for national broadcaster
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Pat Rabbitte says people should be prepared to pay for national broadcaster

Sep 8th 2012, 1:38 PM 9,308 Views 108 Comments

Rabbitte said RTE faces many challenges as the media environment changes and advertising markets become more crowded.