While political advertising is permitted online and in print media, it is not allowed on broadcast media. File photograph: Getty

The chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has said strict rules on political advertising on broadcast media should be relaxed(...)

Minister for Communications Richard Bruton: launched the Audiovisual Media Services Directive in March. File photograph: Tom Honan

A more eventful 10 years for the media could hardly be imagined than the 10 years since the Broadcasting Act 2009 was signed into law. What was preocc(...)

The BAI has submitted a proposal to Government in which it seeks to be given extra powers to supervise content shared online. Photograph: iStock

The Broadcast Authority of Ireland (BAI) is not the appropriate body to regulate the internet and social media, the head of a major data compliance co(...)

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has applied to regulate online video content posted on social media platforms. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Considerable additional budgetary resources will be required by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) if it is to regulate online video content (...)

Communicorp chairwoman Lucy Gaffney. Denis O’Brien’s radio group has objected to ‘heavy-handed’ regulation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp Media and Rupert Murdoch’s Wireless Group have made multiple objections to the “heavy-handed” manner in which broadcasting(...)

Some 59 per cent said Irish media helped them understand the news of the day, which was well above the EU average of 48 per cent

More than a quarter of Irish news consumers decided not to share a news story in the last year because they doubted its accuracy, according to a digit(...)

The BBC makes some channels, such as BBC Entertainment featuring hit series ‘Doctor Who’, available in various EU states

The BBC is in talks with Irish and Dutch authorities to obtain licences allowing it to continue broadcasting across the European Union in the event of(...)

BAI  chief executive Michael O’Keeffe suggested he had no interest in asking ministers for extra powers to apply updated ownership and control rules on existing media owners. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

Who remembers March 1991? Mary Robinson was three months into her presidency, while the United States had just obliterated Saddam Hussein’s army in th(...)

Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Dublin this evening seeking further leeway on the Border backstop. She will be hoping today’s warning fr(...)

Denis O’Brien was also the biggest investor in Irish private radio services in 2012.

Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), says he “stands over” a regulatory determination he made in 2012 tha(...)

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