Thematic Dialogue #2
The Challenges for Public Service Media and Public Services Content Providers in an evolving landscape
Thursday February 11th 2021, 3.30pm - 5.30pm
15:30 Introductions. Prof. Brian MacCraith, Chair, Future of Media Commission
15:35 Panel 1: What do stakeholders, including the public, see as the benefits that Public Service Media and Public Service Content Providers provide for the communities they serve? What can they do to better serve communities and support social cohesion and democracy?
- Dee Forbes, RTÉ
- Peter Feeney, Press Council
- Jack Byrne, Craol, Community Radio Ireland
Questions and Answers with Panel 1
16:15 Panel 2. What are the challenges and opportunities for public service media and public service content providers in Ireland?
- Seamus Dooley, NUJ
- Dearbhail McDonald, Author, Broadcaster and member of the Equality Expert Group
- Bob Hughes, Local Ireland
Questions and Answers with Panel 2
16:55 Panel 3. What are the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies for a vibrant, sustainable, accessible and equitable media landscape?
- Adrián Acosta, TheJournal.ie
- Dualta Ó Broin, Facebook
- Prof Colleen Murrell, DCU
Questions and Answers with Panel 3