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Paul Allen: The media is like a dog with a bone when probing others, but when it comes to itself ...

IS our media too self-obsessed? Well, according to Minister of Communications Pat Rabbitte it is. He believes that, "no other sector of society has the same ability or willingness to elevate their office politics to national news."

However, many believe the problem with the media is that it is not self-obsessed enough. This is because, unlike the other areas of society it so vigorously investigates, it rarely turns the spotlight on its own operations in any meaningful way.

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