Government complains to RTE over ‘alarmist’ coverage

The government has complained to RTE about some of its coverage of the global financial crisis.

20th September, 2008

The government has complained to RTE about some of its coverage of the global financial crisis.

It warned station bosses that the alarmist tone of some programmes could worsen the situation and lead to deposits being withdrawn from Irish banks.

RTE has confirmed that it received representations from government, but The Sunday Business Post understands that complaints have been made by the Government Information Service (GIS), the Department of Finance, the Central Bank and the...

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