The broadcasting watchdog’s appeal for special powers to regulate online content and social media has come under fire, with one critic claiming the authority lacks the “right institutional instincts and experience” for the task.
The broadcasting watchdog has said presenters can provide fair and objective views during the Eighth Amendment referendum campaign as opposed to having to ensure there is even time for each side in the debate.
There is absolutely no doubt Rob Heffernan’s superb gold medal in the World Athletics Championships has propelled him to a whole new level in terms of public awareness and marketing appeal. This is, after all, our first gold medal since the great Sonia O’Sullivan’s victory in 1995.
LISTENERS to The Last Word were able to hear this week what the former Anglo Irish Bank boss David Drumm thinks of me. We broadcast an extract from one of the now infamous internal recordings in which he made pointed reference to a newspaper column I had written in June 2008.