John Gibbons: RTÉ learns lesson after it feels the heat on climate change coverage
Jon Williams, managing director of news at the national broadcaster, is finally turning the ship to face the crisis head on, setting up an entire team to mitigate its ‘sins of omission’
As the state broadcaster, RTÉ occupies a special place in Irish life. It functions as a sort of national Rorschach test, onto which people from all walks of life project their grievances, desires and demands.
RTÉ routinely comes under fire from individuals and groups pushing agendas. By and large, this animus is unwarranted. By international standards, RTÉ is well regarded. It employs some of our most talented journalists and creatives, and is widely, if...
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TD wants ban on idling car engines close to schools
Jennifer Whitmore is introducing a bill that would impose a fine of up to €500 on drivers who leave their engines idling within 100 metres of a school
Ryan considers pushing renewable electricity target to 80 per cent by 2030
Move would be an increase from the current target of 70 per cent and would be a central pillar in the upcoming Climate Action Plan
Ryan considers new rules to improve air quality in urban areas
Minister to tighten up regulations on peat and solid fuel burning in Ireland’s towns and cities
29% of business leaders say ESG issues will top skills agenda in next two years
Expertise in the area of environmental, social and governance is expected to be in demand, Institute of Directors survey finds