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Communications: Lenihan at conference over media confidence

LEADING economists and broadcasters will meet with the Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan in a conference to discuss confidence in the media.

Confirmed guests include Independent group business editor, Brendan Keenan, National Union of Journalists Secretary Seamus Dooley and Irish Small and Medium Enterprises chairman Mark Fielding.

Economist Marc Coleman (pictured) has organised the half-day conference which will take place in the Shelbourne Hotel tomorrow from 7am to midday. Mr Coleman said that he will host this "not for profit" event to find answers in a constructive and forward-looking way.