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# Tweetgate

Last year
# tweet investigation
Belgian court to hear criminal case involving hacking of Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's Twitter account
The tweet in question referred to another Irish politician.
All time
# Investigation
Belgian police launch investigation into 'unauthorised use' of Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's Twitter account
A tweet was sent in the early hours of Monday morning.
# Tweetgate
Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage
Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.
# Tweetgate
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.
# The Frontline
RTÉ wants Seán Gallagher's e-mails to defend itself against his 'tweetgate' lawsuit
Gallagher claims the 2011 Frontline debate was unfair.
# Your Say
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
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
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
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.
# Mark Mac Sharry
'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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.
# Tweetgate
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.
# Leaders' Questions
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.
# Frontline
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.
# Frontline
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed along the way…
# Frontline
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.
# Said and done
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.”
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# Tweetgate
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
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.