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Irish BAI consults on Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs

posted on 02 February, 2012   (public)

On 1st February 2012, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has launched a public consultation on a Draft Code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs.

The draft code sets out the underpinning principles and a range of more specific rules under key headings that have been developed by the BAI. The principles deal with such matters as fairness; objectivity and impartiality; accuracy and responsiveness; and transparency and accountability.

The deadline for submitting responses is 5pm on 14th March 2012.

Draft Code of Fairness, Objectivity and Impartiality in News and Current Affairs:

http://www.bai.ie/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/201201_FairnessObjImpart-ConsulDoc-ENGLISH-vFinal_PK.pdf

Source: Website of the BAI

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