Sunday December 8, 2019

RTÉ badly needs to win friends and influence the government

Staff first read about downsizing and cuts at the station in a leak to a newspaper, never a recipe for trust in an organisation feeling the pain

10th November, 2019

Is there anything worse, as an employee, than hearing your future being discussed in the media before you hear from your own management?

It was the turn of RTÉ staff last week to feel the pain as the Irish Times splashed a leaked story about downsizing the organisation across its front page. A good scoop, but I’m sure it poisoned the coffee in the RTÉ canteen where management and staff look across their cups at...

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