It’s easy to see why the report’s authors came to their conclusions about O’Brien’s influence
It is right to question Denis O’Brien’s ownership of media
Does it really matter who controls Irish media? At a time when the bulk of advertising money is being swallowed up by Facebook and Google and as consumption is increasingly coming through social media rather than newspapers, radio and TV stations, it may not matter.
Except media is not like any other business. As Tony O’Reilly was fond of reminding shareholders in Independent News & Media for many years, the news business wasn’t like making...
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