Monday March 30, 2020

Crime statistics should come with a health warning

RTE News did it again on Wednesday. Once more, it presented the crime figures for the period April to June 2008 in an alarming fashion.

2nd August, 2008

RTE News did it again on Wednesday. Once more, it presented the crime figures for the period April to June 2008 in an alarming fashion.

This appears to go on relentlessly at the station and may result in providing an inaccurate impression of the reality of crime here.

RTE, in allowing the exaggeration of a serious social phenomenon, is causing a hysterical political response to its depiction of crime.

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