BAI Reject Complaints Over RTÉ Apology

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected complaints made to it over an apology issued on RTÉ's The Saturday Night Show.

The show had issued the apology following references made to homophobia.

The compliance committee of the BAI ruled that broadcaster "must be free to take measures to ameliorate the impact of a broadcast that it believes has infringed its legal obligations", adding that it would not be appropriate to interfere with "the editorial independence of a broadcaster."


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