Wednesday 7 December 2016

The silenced majority haven't gone away, they're just still silent

Published 17/06/2007 | 00:00

PROOF, if it were needed, that our broadcast media is infested with leftie liberals came by way of a Broadcasting Complaints Commission decision read out immediately prior to an edition of Liveline last week.

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The summary of the decision, given against an edition of Liveline hosted by stand-in Evelyn O'Rourke, found that RTE "did not ensure that adequate representation was given to both sides" of a full-length programme on the rights and wrongs of homosexual parenting and fostering.

In effect, the commission found that RTE had put on a phalanx of callers irate with journalist Hermann Kelly, who had written an article critical of homosexuality as it relates to the hot-button topic of marriage, adoption and fostering.

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