RTE to change coverage rules for children's referendum

RTE is to change its own rules on giving equal coverage to the Yes and No sides in the children's rights referendum campaign.

13th October, 2012

RTE is to change its own rules on giving equal coverage to the Yes and No sides in the children's rights referendum campaign.

*The Sunday Business Post* has learned that RTE is to revise its 'stop watch' tally for news bulletins covering the referendum campaign, given the sparseness of No side representatives.

Senior sources at the station confirmed that its interpretation of the 1995 McKenna judgment - which is to give equal broadcasting time -...

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