The media’s response to the death of Gerry Ryan was in part predictable, in part shameful. First, Ryan’s RTE colleague Miriam O’Callaghan encountered some criticism for a misguidedly premature Twitter confirmation of his death. So did other media people who discussed rumours of his death on Twitter.
What followed was poor behaviour from the same print media that excoriated Twitter users for being intrusive.
Tabloid themes included the details...
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