In 2009, Ireland saw its first major shake-up of media regulation in 30 years. The introduction of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) was set to lay the path for television and entertainment regulation well into this century, providing a much-needed update to media legislation untouched since the 80s. Then, just 11 years after the Broadcasting Act 2009, the Irish government once again hit the reset button on media regulation. In 2009, Blu-ray disks filled the shelves of video stores, 3D movies were the latest trend in cinemas, and Netflix’s main business was shipping DVDs to customers’ mailboxes. A decade…
Florence Pugh in Ireland to film The Wonder, an adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s novel co-produced by Element Pictures for Netflix.