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At a meeting of the NUJ Dublin Broadcasting branch, Dooley reaffirmed the union’s defence of public service broadcasting and urged government to protect employment and services in RTÉ.
As Dame Elan Closs Stephens takes over as interim chair of the BBC board and head-hunters are searching for a new chair, unions representing the creative sector say it is time to have a new, independent body which represents licence fee payers.
The chapel held an emergency meeting today
He discusses the corporate governance failures surrounding secret payments to Ryan Tubridy announced by RTÉ board
NUJ response to the BBC’s decision to move parts of its in-house speech audio production to BBC Studios
The union has concerns about creeping privatisation and a lack of protection for the corporation's public purposes in radio production.
Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “Richard Sharp has shamefully clung to his position as chair for months, whilst all around him could clearly see his time was up, so of course it is a relief and proper that he has now finally resigned."
The BBC’s reputation as a world-class broadcaster is being severely undermined by cuts to the World Service.
The awarding winning broadcaster backs the NUJ’s campaign to keep BBC radio local in a video #KeepBBCLocalRadioLocal
The BBC is to close them down, with the loss of 70 journalists, and create a new channel by next April
Séamus Dooley, NUJ Irish Secretary, issues a statement on the publication of the report of the Future of Media Commission and the Irish government's response to it.