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# mission to prey

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"I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me" - woman at centre of defamation action
Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case
Senator wants RTÉ chair before Oireachtas Committee for a third time
John Whelan is to formally request that Tom Savage appear before the Oireachtas Communications Committee over the role of the Communications Clinic in the Mission to Prey programme.
Communications Clinic says Savage knew nothing of Mission to Prey account
Terry Prone, a director at Communications Clinic, told that client-confidentiality meant her husband was unaware of the PR firm’s work for the Irish Missionaries Union.
RTÉ chair and DG back before Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case
Tom Savage and Noel Curran face more questions from TDs and senators over the Fr Reynolds defamation case.
Senator joins call for resignation of RTÉ chairman
Last week’s Oireachtas committee meeting saw “Pontius Pilate hand-wringing”, says Labour’s John Whelan.
Court imposes major reduction to solicitor's fees in Fr Reynolds v RTE case
The Taxing Master of the court took into account the nature of the case but also the economic downturn and the “consequential decrease in professional fees”.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
“Your position is untenable” – TDs criticise RTE heads over Mission to Prey
The chair of RTE said the programme had caused the greatest editorial crisis that RTE had experienced in years.
RTÉ, BAI to meet Oireachtas committee over Fr Reynolds case
Communications committee to meet senior BAI and RTÉ management to discuss the implications of the case for RTÉ policy.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your essential round-up of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
No resignations from RTÉ board after meeting with Rabbitte
The Communications Minister met with the board of the State broadcaster this morning following the publication of the BAI’s report into the Mission to Prey programme last week.
Rabbitte meets with RTÉ board after BAI report on Mission to Prey
The Communications Minister meets the board this morning in the wake of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s damning report into the ill-fated Prime Time Investigates programme.
Father Kevin Reynolds is not out for revenge - solicitor
Robert Dore said the priest is awaiting with interest the outcome of the meeting between the Communications Minister and the board of RTE.
Mission to Prey reporter Aoife Kavanagh resigns from RTÉ
It follows the publication of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s report into a Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled a Catholic priest.
'It's more serious than I suspected' - Rabbitte on BAI report
The Communications Minister has condemned the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme, A Mission to Prey, as “a shoddy, unprofessional, cavalier, and damaging piece of work”.
'We will continue to learn from these grave errors' - RTÉ Director General
As RTÉ deals with the fallout from the Mission to Prey programme, Noel Curran said that the “personnel matters” arising from the programme in relation to its makers will be concluded shortly.
In full: The BAI report into RTÉ's Mission to Prey programme
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has published its final report into the RTÉ Prime Time Investigates programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds.
TV3 chief: We couldn't afford to make mistake like Mission to Prey
David McRedmond says his station wouldn’t have made libel because “we couldn’t afford a settlement” like that given by RTÉ to Fr Kevin Reynolds.
BAI 'in correspondence' with Dillon family over Mission to Prey accusations
The family of Brother Gerard Dillon want the BAI to investigate allegations made against the deceased Brother in light of the controversy over the false allegations against Fr Kevin Reynolds.
BAI 'dismay' at leak of Prime Time Investigates report
The authority says it will begin a review to find out how details of an ongoing investigation “entered the public domain”.
RTÉ 'disappointed' at leak of BAI's Prime Time criticism
The inquiry finds major failings in journalistic practices on the Mission To Prey programme, according to reports.
RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.
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.
BAI Compliance Committee found A Mission to Prey "fair"
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland investigated the show following a complaint from a man who took part in filming for the programme, but was unhappy with how his interview was used.