The enormous change in how we consume media is presenting great challenges to the traditional production and publication of news in newspapers, on radio and on television.
The digital distribution and consumption of content is especially demanding for the traditional newspaper industry. Circulation and revenue are on the decline as readers and advertisers move to online formats.
Television and radio clips, photographs and articles from the RTÉ Guide featuring journalists, editors, printers and newspaper sellers give their insight into working in print in this exhibition from RTÉ Archives.
A group of young journalists discuss the difficulties of becoming a journalist. One of them is 21-year-old Fiona Looney.
What makes a good journalist and what training is required, if any?
The full glory of the printed newspaper is personified in this letter to 'Letterbox' describing the life-cycle of a newspaper.
Kevin O'Kelly takes to the streets of Dublin to get people's reaction to the demise of 'The Evening Mail' newspaper.
Fintan O'Toole investigates why British tabloids sell so well in Ireland.
Máire Ni Mhurchú meets the Echo Boys, who sell 'The Evening Echo' in Cork every day with a distinctive sales pitch.
Hugh Oram investigates the origins of the 'Sunday World' newspaper and how controversial it was.
Preparing a newspaper for print: a look at the case room of 'The Evening Press' where this vast jigsaw puzzle takes place.
Striking journalists in Belfast produce a four-page tabloid for the duration of their dispute.
Hugh Oram looks at the role 'The Western People' plays in keeping emigrants informed of all the local news.
What are the financial and political pressures placed on newspaper editors in Ireland in 1971?
In an article for the RTÉ Guide, Patrick Gallagher asks 'Are Irish newspapers as healthy as their Fleet Street sisters are sick?' To coincide with this week's transmission of 'Report', the article examines the financial difficulties facing the newspaper industry in Ireland.