by Francis Fitzgibbon | 8:11 am

What the Irish media should learn from Kevin Myers article

The Kevin Myers article controversy in the Sunday Times was a telling moment for Irish media and one which had been inevitable for some time. Media outlets in Ireland have been clamouring to “out shock” their audiences with more outrageous content. Why? Perhaps under pressure to match their digital cousins whose videos and articles can be as salacious and outrageous as the number of clicks desire. Perhaps a young and inexperienced media who value clicks, retweets and shares over honest, considered, trustworthy commentary…

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