RTÉ isn’t the only show in town, even if it wants us to think it is

The national broadcaster is looking for €120 million from the exchequer to help it with its financial troubles, but there are no digouts for other media outlets filling a similar role

5th July, 2020
RTÉ isn’t the only show in town, even if it wants us to think it is
Privately owned commercial broadcasters and publishers have offered excellent alternatives to RTÉ

RTÉ is not the only show in town, although the station’s relentless self-promotion across multiple platforms of its public service credentials might wrongly persuade some people that it is.

It is a claim that politicians and government are hearing lots of too, with the station believed to be looking for about €120 million from the exchequer to help it overcome its mounting financial woes.

RTÉ is quite entitled to make its claims...

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