Tuesday August 4, 2020

RTE tunes into better times

When RTE's director general addressed his troops last week, he emphasised that the worst was over, writes Samantha McCaughren.

3rd February, 2013
Noel Curran, director general of RTE, told his staff that the station's finances were 'under control.' Photo: Feargal Ward

The process of rebuilding morale is under way at RTE, and it kicked off last week with a series of staff addresses by director general Noel Curran. He told employees that the finances of the national broadcaster - which was, at one stage, losing €2.5 million every month - were now "under control".

Curran spoke of renewal and how the editorial controversies of the past two years were behind the station.

In the staff meetings,...

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