The Media Show

    Saturday - 7.30pm

    The Media Show Saturday 11 May 2013


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    In this week's show the legacy of investigative reporter Mary Raftery.  One year on RTE's MD News Kevin Bakhurst on rebuilding public trust post the the BAI Fr Reynolds report into Primetime Investigates.

    Also in the programme why Fleet Street is rejecting the British Government's proposed press regulation post the Leveson Inquiry we hear from two press leaders from opposite ends of the newspaper spectrum Maggie Brown of the Guardian and Guto Harri of News International.


    Radio Na Life full podcast

    Raidió Na Life made history recently when it was named Radio Station of the Year in the prestigious Celtic Media Festival in Swansea. Our reporter Kate Ní Chléirigh paid them a visit to see how the community station operates.


    Sheila Ahern full podcast

    Brenda spoke to Sheila Ahern about Mary Raftery's legacy and why we need to resource investigative journalism.


    Kevin Bakhurst full podcast

    Brenda Power spoke with Kevin Bakhurst about how RTÉ is coping two years on from the Fr Reynolds case.

    The eight-part series will see Power and the show team following key decision-makers in media both in Ireland and across the world, looking at the people behind our media and finding out how it works.

    In the series Power will be joined by Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte and that show will explore the regulation of social media; how the new public broadcasting charge will work; media futures and how the New York Times is dealing with the digital challenge.

    The Media Show is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio 1. The producer is Helen Shaw. If you would like to contact the programme email

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