An article in last Saturday’s edition by Breda O’Brien referred to a list of 37 journalists and producers in connection with a pro-choice march saying that it included “some names associated with RTÉ”.
The piece continued: “if you work for a public service broadcaster, how does calling for support for a pro-choice march ‘ensure that in their use of social media they avoid damaging perceptions of their own or RTÉ’s impartiality’?”
RTÉ has pointed out that only one staff producer from RTÉ is on the list and one freelance who contributes to RTÉ, and that the RTÉ staff producer on the list did not tweet support for the march.
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