Sunday August 9, 2020

The year in media

Acquisitions, departures, mergers, data hacks: newspapers were often busy covering their own industry in 2018

30th December, 2018
Leslie Buckley stepped down as INM chairman in March Picture: Fergal Phillips

It has been a turbulent few years for Independent News and Media, and 2018 was no exception. The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has been investigating the publisher of the Irish Independent since 2016. Earlier this year, High Court inspectors were appointed to examine issues at the company including the alleged removal from, and interrogation of, the data of 19 people.

The company also lost its chair, Leslie Buckley, who stepped down in March and...

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