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# journalism - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'
# Startups
# Startups

'If you thought about setting up a business too deeply, you mightn't do it'

May 14th 2017, 5:00 PM 7,927 Views 0 Comments

As part of its new weekly Startup Spotlight series, Fora profiles Sligo’s StoryLab.

# journalism - Monday 3 April, 2017

Mexican paper where murdered reporter worked closes over lack of security
# Adios
# Adios

Mexican paper where murdered reporter worked closes over lack of security

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:09 PM 9,352 Views 17 Comments

The Mexican government has not done enough to protect journalists, it has been claimed.

# journalism - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Come join TheJournal.ie on a Google News Lab Fellowship
# Your Chance
# Your Chance

Come join TheJournal.ie on a Google News Lab Fellowship

Dec 20th 2016, 9:30 PM 8,463 Views 13 Comments

We have an exciting opportunity coming up for bright new talent.

# journalism - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

TheJournal.ie voted website that best shows Irish life in 2016
# As We Are
# As We Are

TheJournal.ie voted website that best shows Irish life in 2016

Dec 13th 2016, 5:12 PM 6,748 Views 58 Comments

The public vote in the National Library of Ireland digital project found five sites reflect the diversity of Ireland.

# journalism - Monday 5 December, 2016

One of our journalists just won a major business news award
# Fora
# Fora

One of our journalists just won a major business news award

Dec 5th 2016, 9:55 PM 13,305 Views 12 Comments

Fora reporter Paul O’Donoghue was declared ‘upcoming journalist of the year’.

# journalism - Friday 4 November, 2016

Rolling Stone magazine defamed dean over bogus frat house gang rape story
# No Evidence
# No Evidence

Rolling Stone magazine defamed dean over bogus frat house gang rape story

Nov 4th 2016, 6:32 PM 11,591 Views 12 Comments

The article entitled “A Rape on Campus” has since been retracted.

# journalism - Friday 23 September, 2016

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism
# Rumour Has It
# Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:51 AM 9,505 Views 62 Comments

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

# journalism - Thursday 28 July, 2016

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time
# Family Court
# Family Court

DPP prevents media from reporting on a childcare case for the first time

Jul 28th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,772 Views 0 Comments

An application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for an extension to an order prohibiting reporting was granted yesterday.

# journalism - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting
# Long Reads
From The42
# Long Reads

Nike losing the NBA's biggest star and vegans in the UFC: it's our favourite sportswriting

Mar 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,845 Views 0 Comments

Goes well with an Easter Egg.

# journalism - Sunday 6 March, 2016

How human cock-fighting garnered acceptance and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

How human cock-fighting garnered acceptance and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,792 Views 0 Comments

These articles will get you thinking.

# journalism - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The break that defined Alex Higgins, Wimbledon to Dublin: The week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The break that defined Alex Higgins, Wimbledon to Dublin: The week's best sportswriting

Jan 31st 2016, 8:30 AM 6,092 Views 2 Comments

These articles are bound to get you thinking.

# journalism - Sunday 24 January, 2016

The fallen All-Star, constipated rugby and the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The fallen All-Star, constipated rugby and the week's best sportswriting

Jan 24th 2016, 8:37 PM 10,087 Views 0 Comments

Sit back and enjoy some of the week’s best sportswriting.

It's now more difficult for Irish journalists to hold those in powerful positions to account
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's now more difficult for Irish journalists to hold those in powerful positions to account

Jan 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 712 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s small community of hard-pressed crime journalists are up in arms, writes Tom Clonan.

# journalism - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gsoc access to journalists' phone records 'really worrying'
# Snooping
# Snooping

Gsoc access to journalists' phone records 'really worrying'

Jan 14th 2016, 12:19 PM 10,437 Views 21 Comments

The NUJ is seeking to meet the watchdog over its accessing of private data.

# journalism - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

69 journalists were killed in the line of duty this year
# RIP
# RIP

69 journalists were killed in the line of duty this year

Dec 29th 2015, 12:56 PM 10,958 Views 42 Comments

Almost half died at the hands of Islamic militant groups.

# journalism - Monday 26 October, 2015

We asked Marty Whelan to explain this photo
# Wardrobe Malfunction
# Wardrobe Malfunction

We asked Marty Whelan to explain this photo

Oct 26th 2015, 9:00 AM 56,812 Views 21 Comments

What in the world is going on here?

# journalism - Thursday 25 June, 2015

What is the future of Irish journalism?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What is the future of Irish journalism?

Jun 25th 2015, 7:50 AM 892 Views 42 Comments

While it’s premature to write the obituary for print media just yet, the Irish digital landscape is large and has room to grow.

# journalism - Friday 29 May, 2015

Garda in Roma children case released without charge
# Chilling Effect
# Chilling Effect

Garda in Roma children case released without charge

May 29th 2015, 9:23 AM 14,709 Views 14 Comments

The NUJ said there were “many unusual aspects’” to the arrest.

# journalism - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths
# Press Council
# Press Council

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths

May 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 10,811 Views 14 Comments

The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.

# journalism - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Sunday Independent columnist leaves paper to work for Renua
# Making The Move
# Making The Move

Sunday Independent columnist leaves paper to work for Renua

May 5th 2015, 2:34 PM 24,669 Views 63 Comments

John Drennan will be the new party’s director of communications and political strategy.

# journalism - Thursday 30 April, 2015

LISTEN: BBC presenter 'made a mistake' by revealing he's an atheist on air
# Stephen From Dungannon
# Stephen From Dungannon

LISTEN: BBC presenter 'made a mistake' by revealing he's an atheist on air

Apr 30th 2015, 8:33 PM 29,847 Views 79 Comments

One caller was none too pleased.

# journalism - Monday 6 April, 2015

Rolling Stone has been forced into a massive back-down over this frathouse rape story
# False Claims
# False Claims

Rolling Stone has been forced into a massive back-down over this frathouse rape story

Apr 6th 2015, 8:10 PM 43,704 Views 43 Comments

The magazine has issued an apology after the article was widely discredited.

# journalism - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ex-policeman who leaked Milly Dowler information to The Sun has been jailed
# Op Elveden
# Op Elveden

Ex-policeman who leaked Milly Dowler information to The Sun has been jailed

Apr 1st 2015, 3:53 PM 17,124 Views 7 Comments

Simon Quinn, 43, will serve 18 months in prison.

# journalism - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk
# Legend
# Legend

A conversation with Robert Fisk

Mar 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 24,688 Views 73 Comments

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# journalism - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The New York Times made a woman's dream of being an 'anonymous source' come true
# Anonymous
From The Daily Edge
# Anonymous

The New York Times made a woman's dream of being an 'anonymous source' come true

Feb 25th 2015, 6:45 PM 4,602 Views 1 Comment

As Gabrielle once sang, “Dreams can come true”.

# journalism - Saturday 21 February, 2015

The Telegraph is getting a LOT of flack over this front page
# Paper Fight
# Paper Fight

The Telegraph is getting a LOT of flack over this front page

Feb 21st 2015, 1:35 PM 27,720 Views 13 Comments

A journalist at the newspaper retired over the HSBC scandal last week.

# journalism - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories
# Peter Oborne
# Peter Oborne

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories

Feb 18th 2015, 6:45 AM 17,710 Views 42 Comments

Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.

# journalism - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?

Feb 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 950 Views 69 Comments

Dumbing down their content, pursuing ‘edgy’ stories over quality journalism, are not wise decisions, writes Paul Allen.

# journalism - Friday 13 February, 2015

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student
# Take A Chance
# Take A Chance

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Feb 13th 2015, 10:55 AM 28,955 Views 13 Comments

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

Who was David Carr and why should you remember him?
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Who was David Carr and why should you remember him?

Feb 13th 2015, 9:25 AM 3,083 Views 2 Comments

The journalist died last night aged 58.

# journalism - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Australian journalist Peter Greste released from Cairo prison
# Free
# Free

Australian journalist Peter Greste released from Cairo prison

Feb 1st 2015, 4:35 PM 7,415 Views 7 Comments

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist has been deported from Egypt following a presidential decision and is en route to Australia

# journalism - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Sports Film Of The Week: Let Them Wear Towels
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film Of The Week: Let Them Wear Towels

Jan 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,710 Views 3 Comments

The story of female American sportswriters and their battle for access.

# journalism - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted
# Charlie Hebdo
# Charlie Hebdo

Opinion: Islam must be treated like Christianity in Europe – accepted, revered and lambasted

Jan 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 199 Views 225 Comments

It is up to moderate people to have an open debate about religion and society. Otherwise, extremists will have it for us.

# journalism - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 9,976 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

# journalism - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'
# Deaths
# Deaths

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'

Dec 31st 2014, 11:34 AM 6,301 Views 15 Comments

The IFJ says a total of 135 journalists have died in 2014.

# journalism - Friday 5 December, 2014

Journalism has officially reached its peak with this headline
# Journalism
From The Daily Edge
# Journalism

Journalism has officially reached its peak with this headline

Dec 5th 2014, 11:30 AM 3,867 Views 0 Comments

Spoiler: it involves Usher and an iPhone.

# journalism - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Final issue of Connacht Sentinel put to bed after 89 years of news
# Stopped The Presses
# Stopped The Presses

Final issue of Connacht Sentinel put to bed after 89 years of news

Nov 25th 2014, 7:55 AM 6,661 Views 10 Comments

The Connacht Tribune Group describe it as the “end of an era”.

# journalism - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

BBC won't unmask The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' just yet, but they promise they will
# Entrapment
# Entrapment

BBC won't unmask The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' just yet, but they promise they will

Nov 11th 2014, 9:24 AM 16,207 Views 11 Comments

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood uses a sheikh costume to lure celebrities.

# journalism - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Jonathan Wilson on journalism and Championship Manager's impact on football analysis
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Jonathan Wilson on journalism and Championship Manager's impact on football analysis

Oct 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 4,245 Views 0 Comments

We chatted with the Football Weekly favourite.

# journalism - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis
# Journalism
# Journalism

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Oct 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,105 Views 29 Comments

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?