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The source of the problem

As three inquiries into the Fr Reynolds case get under way, the NUJ warns of the implications for journalism, writes John Burke, Public Affairs Correspondent.

27th November, 2011
Prime Time: morale in RTE is running low.

As the fallout from RTE's defamation of Fr Kevin Reynolds continues, morale at the national broadcaster has hardly been lower in its recent history.

Three separate inquiries will soon be under way into the RTE Prime Time Investigates documentary Mission To Prey, which wrongly accused the Galway-based cleric of raping a woman while he was serving as a missionary in Kenya in the 1980s and then abandoning his own child.

An RTE internal inquiry will...

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