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Matt Cooper: Time for the government to back up praise for the media’s work with real action

Newspapers are making the transition to digital formats and need to charge for their online content. Because of the licence fee, however, RTÉ can give it for free, which hardly seems fair

RTÉ stars Jenny Dixon, Doireann Garrihy, Eva Orsmond, Ryan Tubridy, Amy Huberman, Anna Geary, Kathryn Thomas and Laura Whitmore: the station can give out online content for free, a luxury denied to its competitors elsewhere in the Irish media. Picture: Andres Poveda