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Media: Are there positive measures for promoting or restrictions for minority and lesser used language in the media?

Key Area:
Public Life, Culture, Sport & Media
Discrimination, Equality
08/03/2012 - 14:20
Short Answer

The national broadcaster, RTÉ, is obliged by its remit to support the Irish language. There is no provision in its remit or in legislation regarding non-native languages.

Qualitative Info

Public Service Broadcasting Charter: “in reflecting the bilingual nature of Irish society, RTÉ shall actively support the use of the Irish language in everyday life through the production of suitable programming."

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Majority, National minorities
Type (R/D) Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Culture, Media, Internet, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life
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