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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it? Stay Tuned This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Immigrant council "deeply disappointed" with BAI ruling over sex trade ads Advertising

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

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 Late Late Show This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mike Murphy warns RTÉ about the dangers of 'too much news' The Arts

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman RTÉ

Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey RTÉ

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie €280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme Broadcasting

€280k funding for RTE One Irish crafts programme

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.

From TheJournal.ie SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio' Broadcasting

SOS Kilkenny signs contract with BAI for 'Dreamtime Radio'

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

From TheJournal.ie BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers Media Diversity

BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers

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

From TheJournal.ie Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding Television

Tommy Bowe and Titanic documentaries to receive BAI funding

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should advertising cheddar cheese to children be restricted?

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?

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures" RTÉ

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

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…”

From TheJournal.ie BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete RTÉ

BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete

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

From TheJournal.ie Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns Raids

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should other media be funded through the new 'broadcasting charge'? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge' Broadcasting

Independent radio stations praise calls for 'broadcasting charge'

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a broadcasting charge replace the TV licence?

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?

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day Retiring

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts China

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts

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

Poll: Which RTÉ TV star would you like to see on a stamp? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case Suspended

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Denis O'Brien hates journalism" - Eamon Dunphy's last show on Newstalk Dunphy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure Newstalk

Newstalk staff surprised by Eamon Dunphy departure

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

From TheJournal.ie Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth Broadcasting

Senator lashes lack of media solidarity for Sam Smyth

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

From TheJournal.ie TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints Share Deal

TV3 may seek damages from RTÉ over advertising complaints

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

From TheJournal.ie TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad TV3

TV3 launches new on-demand player for iPhone and iPad

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

From TheJournal.ie Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV Oooh-er This post contains videos

Sex toy advert to air on primetime TV

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

From TheJournal.ie Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding Broadcasting

Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed Children

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's cost-cutting programme will see 70 jobs lost RTÉ

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kids go radio gaga as they get grants to set up station Arts

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

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

Mary Byrne X-Factor voting complaint dropped by BAI

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.

From TheJournal.ie BAI launches 'right to reply' scheme for the correction of information Broadcasting

BAI launches 'right to reply' scheme for the correction of information

The scheme will allow a person the right to apply for a correction if material has been broadcast which results in their “honour or reputation being impugned”.

From TheJournal.ie Ads aimed at children get stricter guidelines Children's Ads This post contains videos

Ads aimed at children get stricter guidelines

Expensive toys (over €30) must state their price on TV and radio – this and other rules come into force on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Tubridy to fill Norton’s BBC slot this summer Tubridy

Tubridy to fill Norton’s BBC slot this summer

The broadcaster will take over Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning show this summer – and will also continue to present his 2FM slot and the Late Late Show.

From TheJournal.ie Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge TV Licence

Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge

Even if you don’t have a TV, you may soon have to start contributing to RTE’s output.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has Neil Prendeville suffered enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Neil Prendeville suffered enough?

The Cork DJ wants to be left in peace to return to his radio show next Monday: Should he be allowed back on air?