Posted on October 02, 2015
NUJ Irish Secretary, Seamus Dooley outside the Charlie Hebdo offices, Paris
NUJ IRISH SECRETARY SEAMUS DOOLEY ASKS WHY THE GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED TO TACKLE MEDIA MONOPOLIES
While it is now Congress policy to support the establishment of a Commission on the Future of the Media in Ireland, I am not naïve enough to believe that it will top the agenda at many union meetings.
This follows the passing of a motion from the NUJ at Biennial Delegate Conference 2015, in July.
Concepts of media diversity and plurality seem removed from the lives of most citizens but the ownership and control of the media - the shaping of news and public opinion - has a very direct impact on all of us.
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