Saturday August 8, 2020

No more slow news days in the age of coronavirus

The spread of the disease has taken news organisations by surprise – and not all of them are covering themselves in glory

8th March, 2020
Deputy chief medical officer Ronan Glynn, Health Minister Simon Harris and Sarah Doyle, HSE consultant in public health at Dublin Airport last week. The demand for information on the coronavirus seems insatiable. Picture: Collins

A fortnight ago, I was reflecting on the drawn-out election aftermath in the company of the host of a well-known current affairs programme. Sinn Féin had just announced a number of nationwide public meetings that were later condemned by Leo Varadkar as part of a “campaign of intimidation”. I asked the presenter what he thought of this latest development.

“It’s the election that keeps on giving,” he replied....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Online digital programmatic advertising misses the mark so widely that it has effectively become a ‘spray and pray’ strategy

Willie O'Reilly | 6 days ago

The number of people trialling digital streaming and video on demand has risen; the age of the average viewer has also gone up

Elaine O'Regan | 6 days ago

Actor Amy Huberman to front Design & Crafts Council’s #MadeLocal initiative in radio ads to help boost sales for craft makers and retailers

Elaine O'Regan | 6 days ago