Wednesday September 23, 2020

COMMENT: why all politicians dislike RTE

After today's Oireachtas hearing on the Father Reynolds libel, political editor Pat Leahy considers the myriad reasons why politicians dislike the state broadcaster.

22nd May, 2012
Pat Leahy: "Of course, there's a "culture" in RTE; just like there's a culture in all workplaces."

RTE's top brass returned to Leinster House today to the Oireachtas communications committee for the second part of the committee's hearings on the Primetime Investigates/Fr Reynolds libel.

The twosome of RTE board chairman Tom Savage and the organisation's director general Noel Curran endured a rough enough time last week at the committee's hands and wisely brought reinforcements - Clare Duignan, the head of radio, Conor Hayes, the chief financial officer and head of news...

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