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From TheJournal.ie iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm Radio

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage RTÉ

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is television courtroom broadcasting a good idea? Opinion

Column: Is television courtroom broadcasting a good idea?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme Broadcasting

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Register of interests' for broadcasters dropped from new BAI code Broadcasting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 17 compete for 12 local radio services Radio

17 compete for 12 local radio services

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaint about Vincent Browne's 'cancer in foreign affairs' show Broadcasting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte plans to introduce public broadcasting charge Broadcasting

Rabbitte plans to introduce public broadcasting charge

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.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ required to block coverage of rugby internationals in NI from next year Broadcasting

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show Complaints

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 'psychics' show

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Late Late' launches new initiative to showcase Irish musical talent New Music This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America News Media

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ admitted 'massive blunder' over BBC arrangement during Falklands conflict 1982

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list Bai

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ head: 'Impossible to say' whether Frontline debate changed election Aras11

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

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

From TheJournal.ie EU court set to reject FIFA complaint about World Cup TV rights Broadcasting Rights

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate to air on American online video service HULU Love/Hate

Love/Hate to air on American online video service HULU

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

From TheJournal.ie New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit RTÉ

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

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

From TheJournal.ie EU's top court to hear dispute over TV streaming website Streaming

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TV3's Ben Frow to be new programmes director at Channel 5 TV3

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Referendum Commission praises 'civic-minded' broadcasters for extra time Referendum This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TV3 Psychic Flathan responds to BAI ruling: "I cannot talk about the complaints" Broadcasting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it? Digital TV

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Referendum Commission asks broadcasters to give more time to bulletins Referendum

Referendum Commission asks broadcasters to give more time to bulletins

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

From TheJournal.ie TV3 first to announce televised debate on children's referendum Referendum

TV3 first to announce televised debate on children's referendum

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged' Referendum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ Radio 1, Today FM lead winners at national PPI radio awards Broadcasting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Exemption of cheese under new advertising rules welcomed Cheese

Exemption of cheese under new advertising rules welcomed

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

From TheJournal.ie New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children Advertising

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family Broadcasting

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

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

From TheJournal.ie TV psychics criticised for health 'readings' TV3

TV psychics criticised for health 'readings'

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

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Haughey drama trilogy gets major chunk of €4.5m BAI funding Sound And Vision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Ryan to be inducted into radio 'hall of fame' Tribute

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC UPC

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service Broadcasting

BAI upholds complaints against TV3 'psychic' service

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

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte says people should be prepared to pay for national broadcaster Broadcasting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian TV host denies inciting attacks on president Egypt

Egyptian TV host denies inciting attacks on president

The flamboyant Tawfiq Okasha is accused of prompting an attack that killed 16 soldiers; he denies the claims.

From TheJournal.ie This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used RTÉ

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used

RTÉ broke down the figures in its annual report this week.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings Media

Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings

The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.