Podcast: Pat O’Mahony & BAI CEO Michael O’Keeffe

Freelance TV and radio producer/director/presenter Pat O’Mahony has caught up with Broadcasting Authority of Ireland CEO Michael O’Keeffe in his latest podcast.

During edition 6 of the Off Message podcast, Michael revealed the BAI’s origins in Ireland’s murky pirate radio past and its planned next move into regulating parts of the online media wild west; the type of complaints they regularly get about programmes; where they get their funding and how some would rather not pay up; their wooing of London’s international broadcasters pre-Brexit; the growing Irish appetite for podcasts – *applauds*; their take on diversity and plurality in Ireland’s broadcast media; and more.

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