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Broadcasting

# broadcasting - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld Bai

Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld

The complaint centred on a discussion about sympathies being given at funeral masses in Co Meath.

# broadcasting - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Fancy being the new head of RTÉ One?

Now’s your chance as broadcaster looks for replacement for George Dixon. (Terms and conditions may apply).

# broadcasting - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates Bai

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates

Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: Questions need to be asked about what 2fm is doing 2fm

Rabbitte: Questions need to be asked about what 2fm is doing

The minister questioned whether the station was doing anything different or better than its competitors.

# broadcasting - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Score George Hook plans end to TV career in 2015, radio in 2016 Exit Strategy

George Hook plans end to TV career in 2015, radio in 2016

The Newstalk presenter announced his plans via Twitter this afternoon.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today

A report on the future funding of public service broadcasting, RTÉ and TG4 will be discussed today.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘UTV Ireland’ promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps New Channel

‘UTV Ireland’ promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps

The media company has announced plans to go head to head with RTÉ and TV3 as it launches a new Dublin-based TV station.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Broadcasting

Watchdog rejects Irish Traveller complaint about Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain had argued that episodes of the Channel 4 programme contained negative and damaging stereotypes.

# broadcasting - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage Balance

How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage

Broadcasters don’t have to automatically give the same amount of airtime to both sides – but they do have to make sure the allocation is fair and balanced.

Column: RTÉ’s future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.

The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.

# broadcasting - Thursday 19 September, 2013

George Lee: RTÉ’s Washington post ‘not for me’

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

RTÉ proposes ‘modest increase in public funding’ over next five years

The broadcaster said that this would enable it to significantly improve its service to audiences.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI: Presenter’s ‘medical cards for Africans’ monologue “lacking in impartiality or objectivity” Neil Prendeville

BAI: Presenter’s ‘medical cards for Africans’ monologue “lacking in impartiality or objectivity”

Cork 96fm presenter Neil Prendeville made comments about medical cards being provided to Africans and “social welfare to former Russians” in the course of a long pre-prepared monologue on the state of the nation.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move Radio Wars 2

Adrian Kennedy departs for rival station morning slot in shock move

The late-night talk show host and co-presenter Jeremy Dixon are off to 98fm after a long association with FM104.

# broadcasting - Friday 30 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Memo to Pat: No effing and blinding Wash Your Mouth Out

Memo to Pat: No effing and blinding

A Newstalk listener has hand-delivered a note to Pat Kenny’s new employers castigating “certain” presenters for their use of language. George Hook, however, is purer than pure.

From TheJournal.ie “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – Pat Kenny on his new show Broadcaster

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – Pat Kenny on his new show

The veteran broadcaster will begin his new show on Newstalk next week.

‘It’s not about RTÉ vs Newstalk’: ‘Fearless’ Seán O’Rourke on replacing Pat Kenny

The new Today presenter has insisted he has no fears about his new role and tells TheJournal.ie about focussing on his own game and ironing his own shirts.

# broadcasting - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson in Ireland, ploughing championships, and other highlights from Radio 1′s new schedule NEWS FROM RTÉ

Michael Jackson in Ireland, ploughing championships, and other highlights from Radio 1′s new schedule

The big moves, like Sean O’Rourke replacing Pat Kenny, are already known. We take a look at the finer detail…

# broadcasting - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the property tax register be used to collect the broadcasting charge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the property tax register be used to collect the broadcasting charge?

Pat Rabbitte has indicated that the register could be used for the collection of the tax which will replace the TV licence fee.

From TheJournal.ie “Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4″ – TV3 boss Favortism

“Minister for communications is favouring RTÉ and TG4″ – TV3 boss

The chief executive of TV3 says that the Department of Communications is ignoring the BAI and not supporting the independent television sector.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

UTV Media reports drop in revenue, says Irish radio market “difficult”

The media group runs a number of stations around the country, including FM104 and Q102 in Dublin, and Cork’s 96FM.

# broadcasting - Friday 16 August, 2013

TV3 boss: The Government needs to get RTÉ’s tanks off our lawns

David McRedmond is calling for the proportion of money RTÉ gets from advertising to be cut as part of a sweeping reform of the market.

# broadcasting - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why Pat Kenny is worth every cent – and more Opinion

Column: Why Pat Kenny is worth every cent – and more

The haters will hate, and the begrudgers will begrudge, but Pat Kenny’s million-euro move to Newstalk was a stroke of genius by the independent broadcaster, writes Paul Allen.

# broadcasting - Thursday 1 August, 2013

RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit

The staff cuts contributed to cost reductions of €18 million last year but the station still reported a net deficit of €65.2 million last year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you listen to Newstalk more because of Pat Kenny’s move? Your Say This post contains a poll

# broadcasting - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk Moving

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The Score ‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray RIP

‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray

Murray, 61, is survived by his wife Anne and his daughters Patricia and Kate.

From The Score RTÉ’s moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray RIP

RTÉ’s moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray

The much-loved sports broadcaster has died aged 61 following a battle against motor neurone disease.

# broadcasting - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over Drivetime “rant of hate” about Pope resolved Broadcasting

Complaint over Drivetime “rant of hate” about Pope resolved

A listener had objected to a feature about the former Pope, Pope Benedict, on the week he resigned.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog Broadcasting

Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog

The priest went on air to defend an article he had written about Enda Kenny in Alive! newspaper.

# broadcasting - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint that Joe Duffy ‘harrassed a priest on air’ upheld by watchdog Liveline

Complaint that Joe Duffy ‘harrassed a priest on air’ upheld by watchdog

The Broadcasting Association of Ireland upheld two complaints about Joe Duffy’s Liveline radio show on 5 March this year.

# broadcasting - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎ Greece

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

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

# broadcasting - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending Greece

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

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

# broadcasting - Friday 31 May, 2013

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

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

# broadcasting - Thursday 25 April, 2013

iRadio founder Dan Healy to head RTÉ 2fm

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

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.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

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.

# broadcasting - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

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.

# broadcasting - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

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.

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