The importance of quality journalism cannot be underestimated

What business model should be adopted to protect the future of quality journalism?

21st September, 2017
Lucy Gaffney, the chairwoman of Communicorp

The media sector in Ireland and across the world has been suffering in recent years, but the importance of quality journalism to democracy and society cannot be underestimated. So what kind of journalism do we want in Ireland now and in the future.

There are three main options. Firstly, leave the industry to struggle on as it is. This will inevitably lead to the closure of newspapers and radio stations and reduce the amount of...

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