Jon Williams

Jon Williams


Managing Director @rtenews. Ex Managing/Foreign Editor @ABC, ex World Editor @BBC. Board member @PressFreedom, runner, bootcamper, traveller, Scouser.

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At least 5 dead after volcano erupted off #NewZealand ’s north island. Police say area unsafe for rescuers to return- island “unstable”.

#BorisJohnson thrown under bus by one time ally, @duppleader . Arlene Foster told #r4today  UK Revenue & Customs officials confirmed to her that #Brexit  deal would mean checks on goods between GB & NI - contrary to PM’s insistence of no checks throughout #GE2019 .

Big day for two of nicest people @rte : @daithi_ose  & @MauraDerrane  make it 1,000 shows @RTEToday . Comhghairdeas leis an bhfoireann i gCorcaigh. #rte 

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Important case. DPP decision to prosecute. Expected to last up to 5 days.

Lots of stuff in papers about future of public service media - on both sides of Irish Sea. Important contribution from @rasmus_kleis  & team @risj_oxford . #BBC  #RTE 

“Without freedom, no amount of funding or investment in the future will ensure independent professional journalism.”

#RTÉ welcomes decision to form Commission on Future of Public Service Broadcasting. Central to Commission's work must be reforming TV Licence system – fixing it vital not only for public media but for broader creative & audiovisual sector.

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Truly staggering image: Hurricanes#Katia  making landfall in #Mexico , #Irma  in #Cuba  as #Jose  builds in #Caribbean .

#France's most famous cartoonist, 87 year old Uderzo - father of Asterix - comes out of retirement for #CharlieHebdo .

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Perhaps most incredible photo of #HongKong  you will ever see: protests last night via @hkdemonow 

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Clip that will be on every TV screen around the world tonight. Asked did he totally exonerate #Trump  in #Russia  investigation, Mueller answers no... #MuellerHearing 

Can you hear the people sing? ICYMI protestors at #HongKong  airport singing Les Mis. #China  banned track from streaming services in #PRC ! #HongKongProtestsProtests 

"When You Go Home, Tell Them Of Us And Say, For Their Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today" #DDay70  @AFP  photo)

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In 150 year history, few more embarrassing pressers at FCO as @StateDept  pool tears into #BorisJohnson . Mortifying.

Before & after #ItalyEarthquake : #Google  street-view shows scale of devastation in #Amatrice 

Things going from bad to worse for #pound . Fall in last 12 hours bigger than Black Wednesday in 1992. #EUref 

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