RTE, TV3 accused of “censorship” in the line of guest appearances

  • RTE, TV3 accused of “censorship” in the line of guest appearances
    Independent.t. E.
    Boss “TV3”, which last week was renamed virgin media television, has written to RTE claiming that the national broadcaster is implemented de facto censorship’ of its commercial rival.
    https://www.independent.ie/business/media/tv3-accuses-rte-of-censorship-in-guest-appearances-row-37273591.html
    https://www.independent.ie/business/article37273640.ece/c46f2/AUTOCROP/h342/B1.TV3.JPG

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Boss “TV3”, which last week was renamed virgin media television, has written to RTE claiming that the national broadcaster is implemented de facto censorship’ of its commercial rival.

Managing Director of virgin media TV Pat Keeley wrote, RTE Director – General of Di “Forbes” argued that the growing prejudice against commercial television group “undermines our joint efforts to support the television industry in Ireland”.

Shortly after assuming the role in RTE’s Forbes told a press conference it would make sense for rté and TV3 to work on some projects and the fact that it was open to such cooperation.

In a letter to Keeley, released Sunday by the independent accordance with the Law on freedom of information, he said he was glad to have the opportunity to discuss issues of cooperation, but also to discuss his problem.

He said ” TV3 ” more than 300 people and hundreds more are engaged in independent production, on behalf of TV3.

“For his creative work will not be presented and / or deliberately excluded from the RTE programmes to the detriment of TV3 of business and the broader industrial production in Ireland”.

He also noted that a growing number of examples of “what seems to be a deliberate strategy to keep links to TV3 to a minimum, if at all.”

According to the tally TV3/virgin media TV in the first quarter of the year, 30 RTE’s guests appeared on the programs of “TV-3”, compared to TV3, according to RTE. Keeley drew particular attention to the end of the end of the show, which, according to her, in the first quarter of the year, made no reference to TV3 or six Nations or Ireland’s got talent.

TV3 made a major coup in 2015, winning the rights to air six championship United Nations, which formerly belonged to RTE. There was no response from Forbes or rte in a letter to Keeley, who was sent in April and suggested a follow-up meeting did not take place.

Clearly, rté believes that it provides an adequate representation of the TV3/the virgin man, but in some cases, when competition is particularly intense, it is not appropriate to give air to those who promote a competing station.

However, some industry insiders claim that RTE need to take a very balanced approach to its coverage of competing media, given that he receives about €186m per year public funding via the subscription fee.

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