Conor Brady: “If a piece of copy was turned out by a reporter, it would be seen by about five pairs of eyes before it got into the paper. All of those checks were there, the reality is that they’re not there anymore.”
Conor Brady raised eyebrows when he was appointed Editor of The Irish Times, as he was the first Catholic ever to be in the position. During his time there, the paper broke stories that shook the nation, including the story of Bishop Eamonn Casey’s relationship with Annie Murphy. During his time in journalism, he became acutely aware of the process of defamation cases and the damage they can inflict on publications. This inspired his new project. A tech solution he developed with his son called Caliber AI which catches defamation statements.