24.06.2021 – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland partially upheld two complaints against Newstalk for their ongoing biased coverage of the abortion issue.

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland partially upheld two complaints against Newstalk for their ongoing biased coverage of the abortion issue.

The BAI decision relates to two separate interviews conducted on the same day (10th December 2020) on Newstalk’s Breakfast presented by Ciara Kelly and the Hard Shoulder presented by Mark Cagney.

Newstalk was forced to read out on air apologies on the morning and afternoon 24th of June referencing the BAI rulings and the fact that both presenters expressed partisan views on abortion.

Newstalk Breakfast Apology

 

Newstalk Hard Shoulder Apology

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