Largest Coverage of Election by RTÉ

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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RTÉ announces  plans for broadcasting coverage of the 2007 general election using radio, television, teletext and the internet.

  • Title
    RTÉ's Largest Ever Coverage of Election
  • 1st Broadcast
    24/05/2007
  • Contributor
    Gareth O'Connor (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:49
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Largest Coverage of Election by RTÉ
  • Extended description

    A news report on plans for RTÉ's coverage of the 2007 general election. RTÉ's coverage of the general election will be one of the biggest operations in the station's history. Developments in Election 2007 will be delivered to a national and worldwide audience via television, radio, the internet and teletext This report shows rehearsals for Election 2007 count.

    John O'Regan Executive Producer of 'Election 2007' and Mark Little presenter are interviewed.The interior of the RTÉ count centre is shown.

    Sean O'Rourke, RTÉ presenter, discusses the radio coverage of Election 2007. The Director General of RTÉ Cathal Goan is also interviewed in Irish on the subject of RTÉ's coverage. Reporter Charlie Bird also gives his view.

    RTÉ Radio One and Radió na Gaeltachta (Irish language radio station) will provide non-stop coverage of the count while RTÉ Lyric FM and 2Fm will also have updates.

    All RTÉ outlets are involved in coverage of the count. The website www.rte.ie will provide coverage to a worldwide audience while the teletext service Aertel will carry all the results.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on how the national broadcaster will cover the 2007 general election. Broadcast 24 May 2007.

  • Local keywords
    General Election 2007, Media coverage, John O'Regan, Mark Little, Cathal Goan, Sean O'Rourke, Charlie Bird, RTÉ
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2007
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN07/144
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    16:9 (widescreen)
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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