Thursday July 9, 2020

RTÉ under fire for ‘taking out’ Fitzgerald

There was growing criticism this weekend of the national broadcaster, which recently introduced a policy of requiring all its newer correspondents to reapply for their jobs after five years

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
9th December, 2018

Former tánaiste Joan Burton has accused RTÉ of making a “real mistake” by removing Martina Fitzgerald from the role of political correspondent.

There was growing criticism this weekend of the national broadcaster, which recently introduced a policy of requiring all its newer correspondents to reapply for their jobs after five years.

The role was awarded to Paul Cunningham, an experienced reporter who worked as the station’s Europe and environment correspondent...

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