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The BAI is on track to become part of the Government’s proposed Media Commission. Photograph: iStock

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) expects to be fully integrated into the proposed new Media Commission within the next three years as part (...)

BAI chairman Pauric Travers: Authority’s strategy statement may not be required for three years. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has launched a public consultation on its draft strategy statement for 2021-2023, a period in which the broadcas(...)

A recent report from media consultants Mediatique found younger people had watched “considerably less TV” in 2018 than two years previously. Photograph: Andrea Obzerova/iStock

RTÉ risks “super-serving” an older audience at the expense of younger viewers, the head of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has told the Go(...)

Irish Times online users are more likely to be left of centre than those who read the ‘traditional’ printed form. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The success of The Irish Times in building a subscriber base for its online news products could point to a public desire for quality Irish perspective(...)

A plan for a new FM service outside Dublin has been postponed until radio sector revenues improve. Photograph: iStock

The broadcasting regulator said it remains committed to “exploring” the licensing of a new FM radio service outside the Dublin area, but not until or (...)

Amy Huberman on the set of ‘Finding Joy’, a comedy drama made for RTÉ by Treasure Entertainment

RTÉ should “immediately” receive a €30 million increase in its annual funding “at a minimum” and TG4 should be given an additional €6 million by the G(...)

Former head of UTV Ireland Mary Curtis has been appointed to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), while academic and former journalist Kevin R(...)

Account director at Ipsos MRBI Karen Hall, Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) chief executive Michael O’Keeffe, BAI chairman Prof Pauric Travers and BAI senior manager Ciaran Kissane at the launch of the public consultation period in relation to the draft BAI strategy statement on Wednesday. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has promised to step up its efforts to help Irish broadcasters stay in business, putting “sectoral sustain(...)

‘Fair City’ characters Emmet (Daithí Mac Suibhne) and Ama (Donna Anita Nikolaisen) meet in  Spar, which has a product placement deal with RTÉ.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has proposed a series of changes to its rules on advertising, sponsorship and product placement on Irish televis(...)

Gerry Quinn, TUI president and Philip Irwin, ASTI president have issued a joint statement to members urging them to “hold firm” at this “critical” stage of junior cycle reform talks. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The leaders of the two unions representing secondary teachers have urged members to “hold firm” in their industrial action over junior cycle reforms.I(...)