Ex-Guardian editor could face Oireachtas hearing over Greenslade controversy

The Committee on Media wants more information from Alan Rusbridger amid calls for his resignation from the state’s Future of Media Commission

Alan Rusbridger, former editor of the Guardian, has been backed by the Commission on the Future of Media to stay on as a member. Photo: Getty

The Oireachtas Committee on Media and Culture wants more information from Alan Rusbridger, a member of the state’s Commission on the Future of Media, about his knowledge of the Roy Greenslade affair.

Rusbridger, formerly the editor of the Guardian, may be asked to appear in front of the all-party committee to answer questions over his involvement in the controversy which emerged at the weekend when Greenslade, the Guardian’s former media editor, revealed his support for ...