Thursday 27 April 2017

Kenny fails 'direct' query test yet again

The RTE broadcaster had nobody in studio to challenge Tim Pat Coogan's waffle, writes John-Paul McCarthy

ROB Morrison and Steve Carson's editorial review of the Frontline presidential debate fiasco stated that it was "wrong that no direct, challenging question from an audience member was posed" to certain panellists.

Though careful to rule out "bias or partiality", their review did force managing director of RTE Kevin Bakhurst to admit that "the production was less rigorous than it should have been".

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