The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has complained to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland about an RTÉ Investigates documentary, which reported that 6,000 dogs are culled every year due to excessive breeding.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
The broadcasting watchdog’s appeal for special powers to regulate online content and social media has come under fire, with one critic claiming the authority lacks the “right institutional instincts and experience” for the task.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
The broadcasting watchdog has rejected a number of objections lodged against TV and radio debates ahead of May’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment - but upheld in part a complaint an interview in which the head of RTE was asked who she would like to kick in the testicles.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
The broadcasting watchdog has said presenters can provide fair and objective views during the Eighth Amendment referendum campaign as opposed to having to ensure there is even time for each side in the debate.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
Independent News and Media — of which Denis O’Brien owns a significant stake — said it wants “urgently” to spark a debate over ownership and consolidation of newspapers and broadcasters in Ireland, claiming “unhelpful” regulatory conditions were placed this year on its now aborted bid to take over regional publisher Celtic Media.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017