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# state-broadcaster - Monday 17 December, 2018

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Several thousand demonstrators gathered to protest a controversial new labour law.

# state-broadcaster - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'There's no show like it': Here's what happens behind the scenes at Winning Streak

We were given a glimpse at rehearsals with Sinead and Marty.

# state-broadcaster - Thursday 31 August, 2017

RTÉ to ask over 250 staff to take redundancy package

The State broadcaster is being restructured internally and attempts are being made to reduce its €20 million deficit.

# state-broadcaster - Monday 24 July, 2017

Poll: Is it fair to ask RTÉ's higher-earners to reveal their salaries? Salaries This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it fair to ask RTÉ's higher-earners to reveal their salaries?

Denis Naughten said he wants RTÉ to publish the salaries of all those who earn over €100,000 a year.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

RTÉ has been dragged into the Garda whistleblower mire

A new commission of investigation into the saga is to probe whether or not the Garda Commissioner “orchestrated” broadcasts on RTÉ in May 2016.

# state-broadcaster - Monday 22 August, 2016

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

# state-broadcaster - Sunday 1 November, 2015

RTÉ has been sent to the bold step over 'misleading' listenership figures

The broadcaster had to publish a clarification over a show’s claimed increase in listeners.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

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Poll: Is RTÉ worth the licence fee?

The station says Ireland’s is the lowest in western Europe.

# state-broadcaster - Friday 2 January, 2015

RTÉ studios set for €3 million revamp as competition ramps up

The broadcaster has put out a public tender notice for the work to be carried out.

# state-broadcaster - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

RTÉ delivers a pre-tax surplus for the first time since 2007

The company returned a surplus of €1.1 million, despite a drop in commercial revenues.

# state-broadcaster - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

RTÉ says televising National Special Olympics would be too expensive

The broadcaster’s head of sport Ryle Nugent met with Senator Mary Moran to discuss the issue today.

# state-broadcaster - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Column: RTÉ's future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.

The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.

# state-broadcaster - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Tubridy: Others might be tempted to leave RTÉ after Pat Kenny departure

The Late Late Show host confirmed that he is not looking to leave the State broadcaster but admitted that others might be.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk Moving This post contains videos

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

# state-broadcaster - Monday 17 June, 2013

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

The top administrative court in Greece has “temporarily” cancelled the government’s shock decision to close state broadcaster ERT.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

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This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air

The Greek government has shut down state broadcaster ERT’s TV and radio stations, with the loss of nearly 3,000 jobs, in order to save money.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Head of 2fm steps down to take up new RTÉ Radio role

John McMahon has been head of the station since 2009 but will not be renewing his contract.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Tubridy, Finucane and Duffy take pay cuts as RTÉ reveals stars' salaries

Ryan Tubridy was paid €723,000 in 2011, according to figures released by the State broadcaster this evening.

# state-broadcaster - Friday 28 December, 2012

Which TV show was most watched on Christmas Day?

Clue: It features Brendan O’Carroll in drag.

# state-broadcaster - Monday 8 October, 2012

VIDEO: RTÉ's one-take promo for Big Week is impressive... One-stop Shop This post contains videos

VIDEO: RTÉ's one-take promo for Big Week is impressive...

…but we also like a similar idea performed by a school in Lisburn earlier this year.

# state-broadcaster - Thursday 23 February, 2012

RTÉ Board to be told today that 'it can't run a deficit'

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte assures senators after questions on whether taxpayer is “getting bang for our buck” with licence fee.

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"

The Minister for Communications was leading statements on media standards in the Seanad – and hearing concerns from senators about the future of the media in Ireland.

# state-broadcaster - Friday 16 December, 2011

RTÉ will adopt Press Ombudsman recommendations

The State broadcaster held a meeting this week to discuss the Prime Time Investigates programme A Mission to Prey, which was found to have defamed priest Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# state-broadcaster - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

RTÉ stars could have salaries cut by 30 per cent

Director General Noel Curran says RTÉ prepared for possibility of some presenters moving to rival broadcasters. We look at what those cuts would do to the top earners’ pay packets…

# state-broadcaster - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Independent broadcasters call for review of RTÉ radio funding

The IBI has called for a “long overdue and comprehensive restructuring” of State-run radio stations as well as the abandonment of the broadcasting levy.