Tycoons: Thin-skinned Titan
As Tony O’Reilly’s business career came to an ignominious end, his unauthorised biographer sifted through the embers in this article written for The Sunday Business Post
Tony O’Reilly was the most significant and powerful media owner in the country for a period of nearly 40 years, as well as seemingly the country’s wealthiest man. This gave rise to legitimate concerns about his exercise of that power.
Did he, for example, use his newspapers to prosecute specific political agendas? Within his own media, did he curtail accurate reporting on the behaviour and/or performance of his business interests? Or did he use...
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