Tuesday September 22, 2020

Time for O’Brien to find out how journalism works

Denis O'Brien's latest legal crusade has the potential to hobble media organisations that are already under pressure

25th June, 2017
Denis O'Brien entering court earlier this year

Leave it to Denis O’Brien. The wealthy entrepreneur and courtroom regular is, yet again, taking a court case that has far-reaching implications for Ireland’s citizens – not least those who work in the media and public relations industries.

But has O’Brien fully thought through the potential implications of his latest legal battle for an already under-pressure media industry of which he is, by any measure, a mogul? Since O’Brien first began...

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