Latest Broadcasting Complaints Decisions Published

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (16.10.18) published its recent broadcasting complaints decisions. At its meetings held on 6th June, 18th July and 5th September 2018, the Compliance Committee of the BAI considered 15 complaints. The complaints considered by the Compliance Committee concerned programmes aired on RTÉ One, RTÉ 2FM, Newstalk and TV3. … Continued

Use of social media for news amongst Irish consumers declines while understanding of how news appears in their social media feeds remains low

Consumers in Ireland and worldwide have limited understanding of how news appears in their social media feeds. That was one of the findings from the Reuters Institute Digital News Report, which was released today (14.06.18). The annual international study aims to understand how news is being consumed globally, with a particular focus on digital news … Continued

BAI launches public consultation on proposed changes to rules on television subtitling, Irish Sign Language and audio description

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (13.06.18) launched a public consultation on proposed changes to the BAI’s Access Rules, which govern the amount of subtitling, Irish Sign Language and audio description that Irish television broadcasters must offer to the public. The objective of the rules is to increase the understanding and enjoyment of … Continued

Notice: BAI IT Support Services

The BAI will shortly be looking for quotes for IT support services.  The BAI is a small organisation with about forty staff and we have no dedicated IT staff.  Our infrastructure is Cloud-based and is managed by a third party provider.  We will be looking for a supplier to manage operational IT, manage third party … Continued

Broadcasting Authority launches three-year strategy statement

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is committed to ensuring that Irish audiences have access to a range of quality content and views that are culturally and linguistically relevant. This is according to the chairperson of the BAI, Professor Pauric Travers, speaking today (22.02.17) at the launch by the Minister of Communications, Climate Action and … Continued

BAI calls for submissions on proposed media merger

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten, T.D., has formally requested the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (“BAI”) to conduct a full media merger examination under Section 28E of the Competition Act 2002 (as amended).  The proposed media merger involves the acquisition of sole control of CMNL Limited, formerly Celtic Media Newspapers … Continued

Latest Broadcasting Complaints Decisions Published

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (15th September) published the most recent broadcasting complaints decisions. At meetings held in May and June 2016, the Compliance Committee of the BAI considered ten complaints. Of these, three complaints were upheld and seven complaints were rejected. The complaints considered by the Compliance Committee concerned programmes aired … Continued

Request for submissions: Official Languages Act 2003 – Revision of BAI’s current Language Scheme and Preparation of new draft Scheme

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland is reviewing its Irish Language Scheme and preparing a new draft Scheme in accordance with Section 15 of the Official Languages Act 2003. The primary objective of the Official Languages Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish. The Authority now wishes to … Continued

Guidelines Available for Canada-Ireland Co-development Incentive

Dublin (Ireland) / Toronto (Canada), May 31, 2016 – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is pleased to announce that the programme guidelines for the Canada-Ireland Co-development Incentive for Audiovisual Projects between the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the BAI are now available on the BAI website. Click here to access the guidelines. This incentive … Continued

Latest Broadcasting Complaints Decisions Published

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (26th May) published the most recent broadcasting complaints decisions. At meetings held in February, March and April 2016, the Compliance Committee of the BAI considered nine complaints. Of these, three complaints were upheld/upheld in part, two complaints were resolved and four complaints were rejected. The complaints considered … Continued

Rochtain níos fearr anois ná riamh ar chláir raidió Ghaeilge

Tá na meáin dhigiteacha ag cabhrú go mór le craoltóirí lucht éisteachta níos forleithne a aimsiú, dá bhrí sin tá rochtain níos fearr ag lucht na Gaeilge ar chláir Ghaeilge. Is é sin an dearcadh atá léirithe ag Comhdháil Náisiúnta na Gaeilge ag seoladh sceideal náisiúnta na gclár raidió Gaeilge i gcomhpháirt le hÚdarás Craolacháin … Continued