He that bulls the cow must keep the calf. Seems that websites like this are causing concern for the Régime - too many truths running out past the official Régime barriers. THE State should offer financial support to traditional media outlets to prevent the “erosion of democracy”, according to a Fianna Fail TD. Clare TD Timmy Dooley believes that the Government should be providing support to the traditional media outlets to ensure that “quality journalism” (i.e. Régime approved propaganda) does not die out. He said social media platforms offered “unverified” and “untruthful” information which could pose a risk to future democracy. He said: “Facebook and Google are eroding mainstream journalism because people are now capturing their news and information through Facebook. Full article, TD calls on State backing for newspapers to stop social media 'eroding democracy'