Monday May 25, 2020

Why that tweet is the least of RTE's problems

RTE has a lot to worry about, but the finding against the station on the Sean Gallagher tweet probably ranks somewhere around number 17 in the station's catalogue of concerns.

11th March, 2012
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'No unjustifiable damage was done to the campaign of Sean Gallagher. For Gallagher was far more embedded in Fianna Fáil than he had previously talked about'.

RTE has a lot to worry about, but the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) finding against the station on the Sean Gallagher tweet probably ranks somewhere around number 17 in the station's catalogue of concerns, well behind its financial crisis, its morale crisis and the Fr Kevin Reynolds controversy.

We knew, a few days after the presidential election, that the tweet that undid Sean Gallagher had been bogus - and we knew also that a correcting...

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