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Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.
Tim Burton is being slated for the lack of diversity in his new film
“Things either call for things, or they don’t.”
'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'
Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.
Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder
“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”
This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves
A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.
Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out
This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.
'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'
David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.
Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users
The actress forgot to congratulate Viola Davis and all hell broke loose…
Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity
The actor cut across a black film producer to explain diversity to her, and people went MAD.
Here's why Twitter is raging against Matt Damon and accusing him of 'mansplaining'
Oh Matt.
A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies
The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…
"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"
Recent developments suggest things are on the up for diversity in the tech sector, but there is still a long way to go.
Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men
In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.
The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis
The last one is the most important.
Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate
A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term
The actor described black actors as “coloured” during an interview.
Who are the 30%ers?
A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.
The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy
Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she would like diversity to improve, but refused to condemn this years nominations.
Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair
The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.
Graduates can now find out about companies that are inclusive to LGBT people
There’ll be an exhibit for LGBT graduates at today’s gradireland career fair.
Ireland becomes fourth country in world to celebrate Black History Month
A number of events are taking place in October to honour black culture and heritage.
Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but... yes.
The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.
The sport in which 'men and women are seen as equals’
With a 25% growth since the turn of the year, tag rugby is proving to be increasingly popular.
Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.
Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat
A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.
Chris Hughton 'disappointed' to be only black manager in top four divisions
Chris Powell’s sacking as Charlton Athletic boss leaves the former Ireland international as the only non-white manager in the top 92 clubs.
Lenders will be required to introduce a board 'diversity policy' from 2015
It’s one of several changes in a revised corporate governance code issued by the Central Bank.
An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity
The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.
Áine Lawlor: "I'm terrifically lucky at the moment"
The new presenter of The Week in Politics and co-presenter of the News At One spoke about her excitement over the new roles.
Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award
Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.
Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice
Paying attention to multiple, often mutually reinforcing disadvantages, can help us understand injustices committed against marginalised members of our society, writes Clara Fischer.
€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.
Column: Council reform will discourage women – and help the old boys
The changes to councils will reinforce the dominance of the three major parties, says Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.
Broadcasting Authority 'not obliged' to review Denis O'Brien's media holdings
The broadcasting watchdog says Denis O’Brien doesn’t “control” Independent News & Media – he just has “a substantial interest”.
BAI to write to O'Brien's Communicorp to discuss media ownership
The broadcasting watchdog will write to Denis O’Brien’s radio company, “on the subject matter of control and ownership”.
Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end
Groupthink, cronyism and lack of accountability are largely to blame for the disastrous mess Ireland is now in, writes Clara Fischer.
LGBT in the workplace: online toolkit launched to help employers
GLEN is launching the kit to allow organisations to get the best out of diversity.
BAI will consider ownership of newspapers in approving broadcast takeovers
The new Ownership and Control Policy is the blueprint under which authorities will consider whether to block a takeover.
Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools
Primary school teachers will also vote on a motion to maintain their pay levels as set out under the Croke Park deal.
Column: What is wrong with the media? All the faces are the same.
Putting different faces on screen isn’t about box-ticking – it’s about catering to the real society that’s out there, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.