RTÉ

Ireland to maintain and reform licence fee system

Ireland’s long-awaited Future of Media Commission report sets out recommendations to sustain and transform the future of media sector, and how public broadcaster RTÉ should be funded.

WPFD

World Press Freedom Day 2022: themes from the past 12 months

For World Press Freedom Day 2022, PMA has analysed six press freedom themes which have been prevalent across the past twelve months.

RTÉ

Ireland: RTÉ pushing for changes to funding

RTÉ's Director-General says the current licence fee funding model is “utterly broken” and needs to be changed urgently.

broadcasting fee form for ARD and ZDF

Beyond the licence fee: more PSM considering new funding models

The licence fee has remained a popular funding model for PSM. But it's under threat, and broadcasters are searching for an alternative.

RTÉ

Irish Media Commission considers alternative funding for public media

The Future of Media Commission is considering moving away from the licence fee model that funds RTÉ and replace it with alternative funding methods.

public media

Public media launch funds for creators and freelancers

Public broadcasters are launching funds to support producers, storytellers and other creators during the coronavirus pandemic. 

RTÉ

RTÉ: A public broadcaster in crisis?

Financial insecurity is just one of the ongoing challenges for Ireland’s public broadcaster, RTÉ, which faces significant cuts and potential job losses in the coming years.  

DR headquarters

Changing times for public media funding

With many public broadcasters facing financial uncertainty across Europe, some have been reviewing and adapting their funding models for the future. 

Accessibility

Major reforms for Irish licence fee

New licence fee will apply to all devices used to access RTE streaming and radio services.

Sweeping changes afoot for RTÉ

Director-General announces sweeping structural and executive changes as the Irish public broadcaster looks to secure its future relevance and survival.