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The Business of Media: Rabbitte targeting spongers, not digital, with new charge

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, needs your help. He wants to know what you think of the new proposed broadcasting charge.

31st August, 2013
Steve Dempsey is a digital strategist and a policy adviser to Stephen Donnelly TD.

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, needs your help. He wants to know what you think of the new proposed broadcasting charge. The proposal is to replace the TV licence with a charge for each household, regardless of whether they use a TV, PC or smartphone to watch Winning Streak.

Here's the plan. Occupiers, not owners, will pay, with current exemptions retained - that's those of us over 66 who are...

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