RTÉ wants more of our money. So what's new?

RTÉ's demand for licence fee reform is based on a vision of broadcasting that's out of date in a more democratic digital age, writes Eilis O'Hanlon

Adrian Lynch and Dee Forbes

Eilis O'Hanlon

As the world changes beyond recognition, some things stay predictably the same, not least of which is RTÉ bosses putting on the poor mouth in the hope of scrounging more money out of its captive audience.