Jody Corcoran:RTE has let itself and us down by running for cover on Savita
Published 18/11/2012 | 05:00
Why pay a licence fee to a broadcaster that does not properly report such a crucial national issue? asks J
What is going on at RTE? From his introduction to a debate on abortion, tacked on at the end of The Late Late Show on Friday, it was clear that Ryan Tubridy had been advised by the lawyers to keep a tight rein on this one.
But the country has been transfixed by the death of Savita Halappanavar; the circumstances, still far from fully known, have given rise to the most profound issues, upon which everybody will hold an opinion.