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Intrigue in Independent House

The state’s corporate watchdog wants to appoint inspectors to investigate Independent News & Media. Just what is going on at Ireland’s largest newspaper publisher?

8th April, 2018
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Leslie Buckley, former chairman of Independent News & Media Picture: Fergal Phillips

It’s a crisp Wednesday lunchtime, and Sam Smyth has a window seat in Matt The Thresher, the well-known seafood eatery in Dublin 2. A veteran investigative reporter, Smyth did it all in journalism terms for Independent News & Media (INM), the publisher of the Sunday Independent, the Irish Independent and the Sunday World.

He was twice named Ireland’s journalist of the year – in 1992 and 1996 – for his coverage of a scandal...

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