TDs and Senators are being briefed by the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland.
There's a warning that vital news services on independent radio are under threat.
The Independent Broadcasters of Ireland has briefed TD and senators on the challenges facing the sector.
The organisation wants the debate on the future of media moved away from focusing on RTÉ and its €56 million interim bailout.
Chair of the IBI, John Purcell says recent events highlight the need for news services, to combat disinformation and misinformation: