Media merger guidelines set for Cabinet approval

9 june 2015 / By Fiach Kelly New media mergers guidelines which say it is “undesirable” for one person or business to hold excessive influence in the industry are set to be passed by Cabinet on Tuesday. Minister for Communications Alex White is expected to publish the guidelines once they have been passed by Ministers…

No slide rule, but plenty of politics in media mergers

4 June 2015 / By Laura Slattery, Irish Times Government guidelines designed to protect pluralism have finally been set In the frenetic, fast-evolving world of media, nothing appears to move more slowly than the laws and regulations that govern it. Minister for Communications Alex White, due to present final guidelines for the new media merger…