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#Tweetgate

# tweetgate - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# tweetgate - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

RTÉ reaches settlement with former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher over campaign tweet

Gallagher claimed a tweet read out during a live debate seriously damaged his election prospects.

# tweetgate - Saturday 30 April, 2016

RTÉ wants Seán Gallagher's e-mails to defend itself against his 'tweetgate' lawsuit

Gallagher claims the 2011 Frontline debate was unfair.

# tweetgate - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did RTÉ failings change the outcome of the Presidential election?

The renewed clamour over the Frontline presidential debate has led to unusually aggressive advertising from Newstalk…

# tweetgate - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Watchdog asks RTÉ to publish Frontline document to highlight editorial failings

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said it would not be instigating an investigation into the programmes Presidential Debate in 2011.

# tweetgate - Sunday 18 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# tweetgate - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The42 Enough is enough: Hodgson hopes Cole issue is over Tweetgate

Enough is enough: Hodgson hopes Cole issue is over

The England manager is satisfied the 98-cap defender is still fully committed to playing for his country.

# tweetgate - Friday 16 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sinn Féin: ‘Bogus tweet’ was nothing to do with party or McGuinness campaign

The Green Party has called on Sinn Féin to explain its role in the now infamous tweet read out on the Frontline presidential debate last year.

# tweetgate - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

'Subversive website' comments taken out of context - FF Senator

Marc Mac Sharry said yesterday that certain online forums amounted to “legalised subversion of the State” but insisted today his comments were taken out of context.

# tweetgate - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

BAI: No reason to review Frontline presidential debate decision

The BAI also said it had passed on a recommendation on how to deal with RTE’s Prime Time Investigates programme which made allegations against Father Kevin Reynolds.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cabinet will not order review of Frontline programme - Kenny

Enda Kenny says any independent review of RTÉ’s Frontline programme is a matter for the BAI and not the cabinet.

BAI, Cabinet to discuss Gallagher demands for Frontline inquiry

The cabinet, and a meeting of the Broadcasting Authority, will examine claims that RTÉ suggested audience questions.

# tweetgate - Monday 12 March, 2012

RTÉ invites former UTV chief to assist in editorial review

The national broadcaster has outlined the numerous actions it is taking in connection with last October’s controversial Frontline debate.

The Daily Fix: Monday

All today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed along the way…

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gallagher writes to Rabbitte over 'deeply disturbing' Frontline claims

Seán Gallagher writes to the communications minister seeking a “full investigation” into the making of the Presidential debate.

# tweetgate - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Fewer foreigners and European trains: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Fewer foreigners and European trains: The week in quotes

“Anyone out there hurting, looking at 50 TDs and Senators celebrating a year in government… it would have been a disaster.”

# tweetgate - Friday 9 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

RTE failed in obligation of fairness to Sean Gallagher... says RTE Board

The Board of RTE has said it fully accepts the findings of the BAI and that it is bringing in new guidelines on social media to ensure ‘Tweetgate’ doesn’t happen again.

# tweetgate - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Rabbitte lost for words at 'innuendo' of vested interest in Gallagher probe

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming accuses Rabbitte of having a “personal financial vested interest” in the Presidential election.