Prone launches legal action against the BBC

Norton’s gaffe confused her with Terry Keane

27th March, 2016
Terry Prone is described as an adviser on reputation management and crisis handling to corporations Picture: Maura Hickey

Leading public relations figure Terry Prone has launched court proceedings against the BBC in relation to a gaffe by one of the broadcaster’s top presenters, Cork native Graham Norton.

The matter concerns comments made on Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show last month, during which the presenter mistook Prone for the late socialite and gossip columnist Terry Keane.

Prone’s solicitor had previously sent legal correspondence to the British public broadcaster regarding the matter,...

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