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Europe mourns the killing of Lyra McKee

By Jane Whyatt Across Europe on the afternoon of 24. April, the media freedom community will pause to remember investigative reporter Lyra McKee, as her funeral service takes place in…

Ireland: Irish Times journalists banned from Communicorp airwaves

Staff from the Irish Times will no longer appear on Ireland’s only two national commercial radio stations, Newstalk and Today FM

Ireland’s media ownership concentration breeds pessimism

While media observers routinely identify Ireland’s lack of plurality in media ownership, which is among the most highly concentrated in Europe, as a significant concern, there’s considerable disagreement on how to tackle the issue.