RTE apologises to Sean Gallagher

UPDATE: RTE DG Noel Curran has apologised to Sean Gallagher over the broadcast of a tweet during a live presidential debate last year.

7th March, 2012
RTE apologises to Sean Gallagher
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RTE has apologised to Sean Gallagher over the broadcast of a tweet during a live debate that turned out to be a fake.

“We acknowledge that we made mistakes in the course of this programme," RTE's director general Noel Curran said in a statement. "We should have verified the origin of the tweet, and should have broadcast the fact that its provenance was in question. I apologise to Mr Gallagher on behalf of RTÉ regarding...

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