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Louise Archbold Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to Celebrate ‘A Century of Radio’ on Culture Night 2016
By: | Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Press Releases | 19th August 2016
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 18th August 2016 Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to Celebrate ‘A Century of Radio’ on Culture Night 2016 Event to be co-hosted by radio personality Brendan Balfe The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (18.08.2016) announced that it will host a special evening celebrating the evolution of radio in Ireland, as part of Culture Night 2016, which this year takes place on Friday, 16th September. Visitors to…
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Sebastian Enke BAI Issues Guidelines on Referenda Coverage
By: | Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Press Releases | 25th March 2015
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 25th March 2015 BAI Issues Guidelines on Referenda Coverage In advance of the two referenda to be held in May 2015, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (25.03.15) published its updated ‘Guidelines in Respect of Coverage of Referenda’. The Guidelines supplement the BAI ‘Code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs’ and provide direction and advice to broadcasters as to how fairness,…
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Sebastian Enke BAI Launches Revised Code of Programme Standards
By: | Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Press Releases | 28th January 2015
A key aim of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s (BAI) Code of Programme Standards is to promote responsible broadcasting.  In addition, the code seeks to ensure that access to information, entertainment and education – as well as a range of views in the broadcast media –  are enhanced and undue offence and harm are reduced.  That’s according to the Chairperson of the BAI, Professor Pauric Travers, speaking at the launch…
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Sebastian Enke BAI Makes Changes to Rules on Television Subtitling, Sign Language and Audio Description
By: | Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Press Releases | 28th January 2015
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (27.01.15) published revised rules governing the level of subtitling, sign language and audio-description that Irish television broadcasters must offer to the public. The rules update the current Access Rules, which were last reviewed in 2012. The changes are aimed at making television more enjoyable and accessible for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, partially sighted or blind.  The changes are being made following…
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