State Of The Fourth Estate



Conor Brophy, presenter of The Media Show

Liam Geraghty writes:

The Media Show – a new 13 week series – began last night on RTÉ Radio One (Sundays at 7pm). Presented by Conor Brophy, the series will look at the pressing issues in the sector including ownership, diversity, press freedom and how digital media are changing the way content is delivered and consumed. Last night’s show featured NPR media journalist David Folkenflik profiling the new media tycoons, inside Al Jazeera from the point of view of two Irish journalists who have worked there and a celebration of the art of tabloid headline writing…

The Media Show – podcast

4 thoughts on “State Of The Fourth Estate

  1. Truth in the News

    Funny how Conor Brophy didn’t do a piece on RTE.
    On Saturday Morning RTE did News Heads up to 9.00 a.m
    extolling the News that Jack O’Connor of SIPTU would give
    an address at Larkins Grave in Glasnevin (hopefully Larkin
    did not turn in it) yet they mentioned nothing at all untill the
    News heads at 10.00 a.m about the water demonstrations.
    Who is in editorial control in RTE…..the Ruling Junta
    As for the Independent its only a question of how long can they
    survive and end up along with their former owner…..liquidated:

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