Leo Varadkar noted in Glenties last Thursday that the media here is trusted by just 35 per cent of the people, according to an authoritative barometer of public opinion.
The media is trusted no more than the government is trusted - which, for those of us in the media, is a disturbing revelation.
But it is hardly surprising in the wake of the RTE Mission To Prey debacle, and hardly unjustified, given the media's persistent trivialisation,...
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