RTE Watch !
At last a dedicated thread for watching the intriguing programming choices of RTE.
So far this weekend, RTE avoided covering the "Never Again" March in Dublin, extensively covered in the Press and ....
the Irish Cancer Society was refused permission by RTE to use the sound of a flushing toilet in its bower cancer awareness ad. as it considered it "contrary to taste and decency". The Society had to beg RTE to run the life-saving ads (without sound effects), for which it was paying RTE €18,000.00
“ We cannot withdraw our cards from the game. Were we as silent and mute as stones, our very passivity would be an act. ”
— Jean-Paul Sartre