Business of Media: Independent stations have plans for new media charge
There is a whiff of change in the air about how public service broadcasting will be funded, and the independent radio stations got to express their opinions last week.
There is a whiff of change in the air about how public service broadcasting will be funded, and the independent radio stations got to express their opinions at an Oireachtas committee hearing last week. Sensing that RTE was cautiously open to dropping some commercial operations, the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) threw a few ideas into the mix ahead of the introduction of a new media charge which will replace the licence fee.
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