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Government warned future of local and regional radio can't be guaranteed without state funding

Nov 11, 2020 17:11 By News Northern Sound
Government warned future of local and regional radio can't be guaranteed without state funding Government warned future of local and regional radio can't be guaranteed without state funding
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The future of local and regional radio stations can't be guaranteed without state funding to support broadcasters. That's according to the head of

The future of local and regional radio stations can't be guaranteed without state funding to support broadcasters.

That's according to the head of the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, who've warned an Oireachtas committee that there is a funding crisis.

John Purcell of the IBI appealed to politicians to examine new schemes to fund independent journalism:

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