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Egyptian TV host denies inciting attacks on president
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Egyptian TV host denies inciting attacks on president

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:20 PM 2,071 Views 0 Comments

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

This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used
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This is exactly how your TV licence fee is used

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 18,339 Views 116 Comments

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

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

Jul 26th 2012, 3:19 PM 3,278 Views 11 Comments

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

BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
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BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership

Jul 24th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,242 Views 10 Comments

The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying
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The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying

Jul 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,542 Views 11 Comments

Figures from RTÉ, TheJournal.ie, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic on the challenges – and innovations – lying ahead for digital news journalism.

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?

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 13,670 Views 44 Comments

The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?

Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads
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Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads

Jun 5th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,928 Views 79 Comments

BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air
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# Late Late Show

In pictures: The Late Late Show celebrates 50 years on air

Jun 1st 2012, 10:03 PM 16,903 Views 58 Comments

Guests line up on the RTÉ’s red carpet for anniversary special…

Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news'
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Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news'

May 24th 2012, 9:47 AM 5,442 Views 26 Comments

Murphy said there was a lot of “nervous nellies” around Donnybrook yesterday before his guest slot on Pat Kenny’s radio show over what he was going to say.

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman
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Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman

May 20th 2012, 7:40 AM 2,875 Views 11 Comments

Last week’s Oireachtas committee meeting saw “Pontius Pilate hand-wringing”, says Labour’s John Whelan.

RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey
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RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey

May 4th 2012, 6:17 PM 2,327 Views 9 Comments

A BAI report is heavily critical of the procedures followed by the programme makers who libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds and RTÉ on whole over a programme broadcast nearly a year ago.

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme
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€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme

May 1st 2012, 4:30 PM 3,005 Views 9 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has signed new contracts with 21 independent producers and broadcasters under the Sound & Vision II scheme. Programmes include documentaries on newspapers, ageing, crafts and literacy.

SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'
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SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'

Apr 30th 2012, 9:41 PM 3,640 Views 4 Comments

Dreamtime Radio will provide radio content for service users with intellectual disabilities and also invite service users to work at the station.

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers
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BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers

Apr 26th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,645 Views 5 Comments

The new Ownership and Control Policy is the blueprint under which authorities will consider whether to block a takeover.

Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding
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Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding

Apr 4th 2012, 2:52 PM 4,470 Views 3 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has allocated €4.42 million towards the production of 74 television and radio programmes.

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?
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Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?

Apr 4th 2012, 10:39 AM 7,397 Views 88 Comments

The National Dairy Council has again come out with an appeal for cheddar cheese not to be placed in the ‘less healthy’ food/drink list in the Children’s Commercial Code. What do you think?

RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"
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RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"

Apr 3rd 2012, 4:18 PM 3,934 Views 13 Comments

Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
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BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:43 PM 2,336 Views 11 Comments

However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns
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Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns

Feb 29th 2012, 10:45 AM 1,393 Views 22 Comments

Israeli authorities have also issued demolition orders for solar panels and wind turbines which provide power to Palestinian herders.

Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?
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Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'?

Feb 12th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,431 Views 67 Comments

The government wants to replace the TV licence, potentially funding broadcasters other than RTÉ. Should it go further?

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'
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Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'

Jan 19th 2012, 5:30 PM 3,694 Views 26 Comments

The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland wants the new revenue to be split among other broadcasters, not just RTÉ.

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?
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Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?

Jan 19th 2012, 9:30 AM 8,101 Views 200 Comments

A new household-based charge is being proposed by Government to address TV licence evasion and the use of online television viewing. What do you think, is it a good idea?

"For me, it's been a pleasure": Anne Doyle reads RTE news for the final time
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"For me, it's been a pleasure": Anne Doyle reads RTE news for the final time

Dec 25th 2011, 9:59 PM 17,668 Views 41 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, RTE colleagues and members of the public paid tribute to the legendary newsreader in an unexpected moment at the end of Anne Doyle’s final broadcast tonight.

Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day
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Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day

Dec 6th 2011, 9:15 PM 7,827 Views 32 Comments

The veteran and much-loved broadcaster is taking early retirement and will appear on our screens for the last time later this month.

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts
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China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts

Nov 29th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,159 Views 4 Comments

China’s broadcasting body has declared radio and television ideological “battlefields”.

Poll: Which RTÉ TV star would you like to see on a stamp?
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# Your Say

Poll: Which RTÉ TV star would you like to see on a stamp?

Nov 25th 2011, 2:32 PM 5,144 Views 77 Comments

Three RTÉ TV personalities have been chosen to front special commemorative stamps – who else on RTÉ TV should get one?

RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case
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RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:28 PM 6,949 Views 37 Comments

The broadcaster reached a settlement with Fr Kevin Reynolds after libelling him in a Prime Times Investigates programme earlier this year.

"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk
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"Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk

Oct 30th 2011, 1:05 PM 9,133 Views 42 Comments

It was revealed yesterday that Dunphy has quit his slot on the station. Today he’s revealed some of the reasons behind his decision.

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure
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Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

Oct 29th 2011, 1:44 PM 5,017 Views 37 Comments

Broadcaster has announced that he’s walking from his Sunday morning show on Newstalk, blaming ‘management interference’.

Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth
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Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth

Oct 19th 2011, 4:05 PM 2,077 Views 17 Comments

Labour senator John Whelan criticises members of the media for not offering public support to Today FM’s Sam Smyth.

TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints
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TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints

Oct 12th 2011, 5:59 PM 810 Views 14 Comments

RTÉ agrees to end its “share deal” advertising scheme, but says “no finding of anticompetitive behaviour has been made”.

TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad
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TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad

Oct 9th 2011, 3:57 PM 6,615 Views 32 Comments

The broadcaster’s new 3player will allow viewers to watch shows including X Factor on mobile devices.

Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV
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Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV

Sep 28th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,755 Views 18 Comments

On October 3, television viewers will get a glimpse of the UK’s first daytime television commercial for sex toys.

Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding
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Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding

Sep 14th 2011, 12:12 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

The IBI has called for a “long overdue and comprehensive restructuring” of State-run radio stations as well as the abandonment of the broadcasting levy.

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?
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Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?

Aug 30th 2011, 11:54 AM 2,560 Views 44 Comments

The public is being asked by the national broadcasting watchdog to decide how food and drink should be marketed to children. Have your say on the proposals on ‘junk’ products…

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed
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Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed

Aug 30th 2011, 11:38 AM 837 Views 6 Comments

Broadcasting watchdog looking for public’s input on how food and beverages should target children.

RTÉ's cost-cutting programme will see 70 jobs lost
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RTÉ's cost-cutting programme will see 70 jobs lost

Jun 21st 2011, 6:06 PM 531 Views 13 Comments

The broadcaster offers early retirement and voluntary redundancy schemes in a bid to cut its €34m shortfall.

Twestion Time: TheJournal.ie grills Ryan Tubridy LIVE on Twitter
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Twestion Time: TheJournal.ie grills Ryan Tubridy LIVE on Twitter

May 26th 2011, 2:42 PM 5,916 Views 15 Comments

A cheeky, rapid-fire lunchtime Q&A on Twitter

Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station
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Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station

May 24th 2011, 5:48 PM 658 Views 0 Comments

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland divvies up almost €800k of grants to radio programme producers.

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI
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# Broadcasting

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

May 19th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

Complaints over the X-Factor’s controversial sing-off elimination are resolved by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland – but Hook, Tubridy and D’Arcy are all scolded.