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Media Opinion: INM gamble looks like it has come up trumps

Expectations that Denis O'Brien might be forced into a radio sell-off have proved unfounded.

28th July, 2012
Although the BAI will be watching O'Brien's INM connection, the status quo will remain.

Expectations that Denis O'Brien might be forced into a radio sell-off have proved unfounded, with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) last week effectively rubber-stamping his increased influence at Independent News & Media (INM).

The broadcasting watchdog was seen as the most likely body to force some change in the composition of O'Brien's media portfolio. However, in a meeting last Monday, the regulator determined that O'Brien didn't control INM, the owner of the Irish Independent...

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