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Who owns the media? BAI offers €100,000 to find out

10th January, 2015
Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland: ‘It’s a significant budget because it will be a significant piece of work’Feargal Ward

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is preparing to put a research contract worth an estimated €100,000 out to tender as part of the requirements of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014.

The research will focus on media plurality, which in general terms is the number of persons with control of media companies and with the ability to inform and influence public opinion. It must be completed by the end of the year, and will...

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