Radio stations can cut news coverage

Three radio stations have now been granted permission to reduce their news output, with youth station Beat 102-103 in the south-east the latest to get the derogation.

30th December, 2012

Three radio stations have now been granted permission to reduce their news output, with youth station Beat 102-103 in the south-east the latest to get the derogation.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has also allowed Radio Nova and Phantom to reduce their news and current affairs content. The rules were changed in April to allow niche and music-driven stations to be granted a derogation from the 20 per cent minimum news output on a...

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