Willie O’Reilly: Covid gives news media a shot in the arm
A new survey shows Ireland’s 53 per cent trust score is a lot more healthy than Britain and the US, both on 37 per cent, with legacy media leading the charge
Young people are revolting, but in new and interesting ways. That was one of my takeaways from the latest Reuters Digital News Report.
The survey, released last Wednesday and supplemented with a webinar hosted by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, highlighted how trust in news media increased during the last year among all age groups, even among those of barely voting age.
The pandemic has been good for the hacks and the broadcasters as it...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Willie O’Reilly: Board appointment put Bass in difficult position
Surely, by now, politicians should be aware of conflicts of interest when making appointments to state boards
New digital agency sets €1.5m target for first year in business
MWi managing partner Declan Kelly says the company is hoping to create 30 jobs by the beginning of 2023
‘Conflict of interest’ fears held up RTÉ board appointments for months
Television producer Larry Bass, who resigned from the board of the national broadcaster last week, was delayed in taking up his position earlier this year when RTÉ voiced concerns to the Minister for Communications
Willie O’Reilly: Our admakers have risen to the Covid-19 challenge
When we look back at the TV adverts we saw during the pandemic, the dominant themes emphasised consumer safety and plenty of empathy – and that was how it should be