Growing number of journalists jump ship to take FG adviser jobs

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Paul Melia is leaving the Irish Independent to advise housing minister Eoghan Murphy

Exodus of journalists to political roles raises concerns of brain drain from media industry

More than half a dozen journalists have been hired as special advisers by Fine Gael ministers since Leo Varadkar became Taoiseach just over 18 months ago.

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