Wednesday 18 October 2017

Eoghan Harris: RTE News is guilty of a disservice to democracy

LAST Thursday, the Limerick Leader led with Ann McCabe’s attack on Martin McGuinness. Canvassing in Limerick, the Taoiseach and Gay Mitchell piled the pressure on McGuinness.



But RTE’s David McCullagh dismissed it as “just another newspaper cycle dominated by his republican past”.



Take a moment to ponder that “just another newspaper cycle dominated by his republican past”. Because it’s likely to find a permanent place in the lexicon of political and media jargon. If not, I can rent it a room. McCullagh is consistent.

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