A €320 licence fee is not the answer to RTÉ's problems

Current cost saving measures at Montrose are merely short-term, writes Colette Sexton

22nd March, 2017
At least 200 jobs to go at RTÉ Pic: RollingNews.ie

RTÉ must "adapt or die", according to its director general, Dee Forbes.

The state broadcaster’s financial woes have been well known for years now - but it has now hit crisis point and expected to record a loss of over €20 million for 2016.

With advertising revenues across the media falling, and a refusal from government to introduce a broadcasting charge which would apply to everyone, and not just those with a TV,...

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