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RTÉ editors clash over World Cup match

15th July, 2018
RTE managing director of news and current affairs, Jon Williams

There was a clash of opinions among RTÉ’s senior editorial staff and its managing director of news and current affairs, Jon Williams, last week over coverage of England’s World Cup semi-final.

Williams, who is from Liverpool and was vocal on Twitter about his support for the English football team, wanted the broadcaster to send a reporter to England to capture the atmosphere ahead of the country’s World Cup semi-final against...

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