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November 2023
'A scale of death unknown this century': Over 30 journalists killed in Israel-Hamas war to date
More journalists have been killed in the course of their work in recent weeks in the Middle East than in Ukraine since February 2022, RSF said.
This year
Reuters calls for 'transparent investigation' after reporter was killed during Israeli shelling
Issam Abdallah has been described as a “talented and passionate journalist”.
Dublin city crime: statistics indicate return to pre-pandemic incidence of assault
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
A series of serious assaults have made headlines in recent weeks, and official crime statistics are known to under-report the scale of the problem.
The Journal examined statistics on recorded crime in the Dublin Central North and South districts.
One crime expert said that the "dark figure" in crime statistics usually results in around 70% not being reported.
“I ran as fast as I could”: British tourist describes the moment he was assaulted in Temple Bar
Why are female journalists targets for online abuse, and what can be done about it?
Recent research from DCU highlights the extent to which women in journalism face abuse and harassment online.
How writing about women's sport has changed over the decades
Behind the Lines: Women’s World Cup Special features Mary Hannigan, Cliona Foley and Emma Duffy.
The OGs: How writing about women's sport has changed over the decades
Behind the Lines: Women’s World Cup Special features Mary Hannigan, Cliona Foley and Emma Duffy.
Opinion: When it comes to news trust, AI presents both opportunities and risks
Dr Kirsty Park reacts to this year’s global Digital News Report and looks at the impacts of AI on journalism as a whole.
New journalism bursary launched in honour of Lyra McKee
Lyra McKee died after being hit by a bullet during rioting in Derry in 2019.
'They sent me an image of my photoshopped face on a pile of people being burnt'
A report by
Lauren Boland
A new DCU study published today reveals the hostility and abuse that women in journalism have faced online in Ireland.
Tributes to Journal Media reporters for three years of Mary Raftery Prize wins
Peter McVerry, presenting the awards, highlighted “powerful role” of media to expose injustice.
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Acclaimed novelist and journalist Deirdre Purcell dies aged 77
Dierdre was a best-selling author, and an actress who starred in plays at the Abbey Theatre.
Last year
Mexican journalist killed, adding to country's media death toll
Fredid Roman was found dead in his car in the city of Chilpancingo.
All time
Two former editors of Hong Kong news outlet charged with sedition
Police raised the Stand News office on Wednesday.
Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.
Sinn Féin seeks to outlaw the 'blacklisting' of journalists by media organisations
The proposal follows on from the ban of Irish Times staff appearing on Newstalk in 2017.
Simon Coveney’s weekend visit shows the need for Irish journalists in China
Dublin has been strengthening ties with Beijing for years – but who is getting to tell the story?
Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year
Just over 15% of the complaints related to one article – a court report of a case involving a 15-year-old girl.
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Facebook pledges to invest at least $1 billion in journalism over next three years
The social media giant defended its handling of a dispute with Australia over payments to media organisations.
Independent radio group to tell committee it 'cannot wait' for Media Commission to ensure its survival
Irish Secretary of the NUJ Séamus Dooley said that local and national media organisations were “on the brink of ruin”.
'It's bigger than the crash': David McCullagh says Covid-19 makes the Six One more important than ever
The new co-host of the Six One chats Covid-19, commemorations and why journalism matters more than ever.
Lise Hand: 'Journalism matters. And this week has been a crucial reminder of that'
“Behind every headline, at the heart of the story but not part of the story, are journalists.”
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'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists
The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.
Two Dublin newspapers, the Northside People and Southside People, are to close
The papers’ publisher North Dublin Publications Ltd is seeking to appoint a liquidator.
No plans for TV licence payment moratorium during Covid-19 crisis
RTÉ announced yesterday that it will be availing of the wage subsidy scheme.
RTÉ appoints Ailbhe Conneely as its new social affairs and religion correspondent
The role will involve reporting and providing analysis of social affairs and religion issues across RTÉ News channels.
New editorial line-up to lead into exciting new phase
Meet the team charged with delivering insightful, impartial journalism on one of Ireland’s most popular digital outlets.
Senior Maltese government officials resign following probe into murder of journalist Daphne Galizia
The PM’s chief of staff and the tourism minister resigned following public pressure.
RTÉ journalists say plan to cut top presenters' pay 'doesn't go far enough'
The NUJ members have suggested a new rule that no one in the organisation earns more than the top civil service salary.
Businessman arrested over murder of Maltese journalist in 2017
Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb.
An update on Noteworthy, the new investigative journalism platform from
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Press Council raises concerns over 'imminent threats' to financial stability of journalism industry
The Press Council published its annual report for 2018 today.
An update on Noteworthy, the new investigative journalism platform from
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Newspaper wins Pulitzer Prize for coverage of mass shooting in its newsroom
Five Capital Gazette employees were killed after a gunman opened fire last June. launches Noteworthy, a new investigative journalism website
The new platform will fund in-depth journalism based on suggestions from the public.
US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin
Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.
Martina Fitzgerald to leave RTÉ after 18 years
Paul Cunningham was announced this month as RTÉ’s newest political correspondent.
Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission'
The NUJ said it is concerned about “the threat to confidential sources of information and the privacy of INM staff”.