TV3 wants commercial cap at RTE

TV3 chief executive David McRedmond believes all media could benefit from a reduction in the national broadcaster's commercial activity, writes Samantha McCaughren.

3rd March, 2013
David McRedmond of TV3: 'We are managing ourselves carefully out of the recession.' Photo: maura hickey

TV3 chief executive David McRedmond should be doing a victory lap at the moment, as discussions about the possibility of reducing RTE's commercial activities go on among policy makers. However, he is relatively low-key about the prospect, saying that it has not yet happened and it is unclear exactly what the outcome of the current five-year review of RTE will bring.

RTE director general Noel Curran has indicated a willingness to step away from some...

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