Kicking the can on the broadcasting charge is a gross betrayal by the government

Public service broadcasting, even when imperfect, is a public good, and we have never been more in need of an independent, nationally representative voice

18th August, 2019

In the age of fake news, public service broadcasting is more important than ever. In the world of Cambridge Analytica, where “nothing is as it seems” and where segments of voters can be targeted and swayed to support the preferred outcome, it is important that citizens can rely on the authenticity of information coming at them.

What does it say about RTÉ that there has been minimal fuss about the untypically cynical announcement...

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