The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.
Enda Kenny is under pressure to step up to the plate after Micheál Martin accepted an invitation to a head-to-head debate on the Seanad referendum. Our Taoiseach could use a crash course in communications and presentation training, writes Rory Egan.
The media we consume impacts our mood, self-image, self-worth, and even our outlook on life – so it stands to reason that the press should be proactive in minding the mental health of the public, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.
We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.
Whatever you might think of Kim Kardsahian and her ilk, the unhealthy focus on women’s bodies and ‘fat-shaming’ tendencies of the celebrity-obsessed media is dangerous to society as a whole, writes Aoife O’Connor.
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