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RTE repsond to complaints on #picturegate

April 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

RTE’s Response to the Broadcasting Complaints Commission regarding complaints made about the original report and subsequent apology on #Picturegate. Too much to do at moment to comment and such myself but thought the many others interested could provide comment and their own posts on it. [ viagra fast | wholesale viagra | cialis levitra viagra […]

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Message to Government Press Office…

March 29th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

Diarmuid Doyle on Picturegate in today’s Sunday Tribune. The problem is that the people doing the managing on his [Cowen’s] behalf are doing a poor job. Anybody with even the basic knowledge of modern communications, of how a small story can be propelled around the world by a combination of blogs, social networking sites, YouTube […]

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Tipping point

March 28th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

I’ve been trying to get some sort of hold on what I think this week’s events are about. So here goes… Picturegate was not about the pictures, not about the gallery and someone putting the pictures into a gallery. It’s not about gender or the exasperating comment heard from Mary O’Rourke this week ‘if a […]

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RTE News and Current Affairs and #Cowengate

March 27th, 2009 · 18 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

There are quite a number of unresolved issues from #picturegate – #Cowengate which I’m interested in exploring. The nature of the complaints to RTE before and after the apology was broadcast is one area and I’ve been in touch with RTE this afternoon. Following the broadcast of the original piece on Monday night RTE received […]

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It wasn’t Cowen complaining…

March 26th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

From this mornings Irish Times – I paraphrase. Cowen didn’t ask for complaint to be made (or was consulted about it) regarding the piece on the  Nine O’Clock News. Instead it was a Government Press Officer performing a solo run (oops that nearly came out as knicker twister ala Miriam Lord). But RTE say that their […]

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