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# journalism - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Debate Room: Was the New York Post's front page photo of James Foley unethical?

We look in more detail at an issue which has caused widespread anger…

# journalism - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: James Foley's death shows that graphic, unregulated footage is just a click away

Are the general public ready for the stark reality of raw, amateur content – often from war zones – to be part of their mainstream media publications and broadcasts?

# journalism - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The42 Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice' Interview

Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'

The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.

# journalism - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'From time to time, we screw up': Sky News reporter on picking up MH17 luggage

Colin Brazier has publicly apologised for the incident.

# journalism - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger

“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.

# journalism - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial

The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.

# journalism - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Press Council wants to "embrace new as well as legacy media"

Chairman says the move of TheJournal.ie into the Council – a first for a major online publication – shows belief that best practice in journalism is ‘platform-neutral’.

# journalism - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Video column: The Writer – the life and work of Tim Pat Coogan

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak to writer and journalist Tim Pat Coogan.

# journalism - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society

An event is being held to mark the anniversary of the programme which shed a light on a dark part of Irish society.

# journalism - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with 'baseless speculation'

The founder of Storyful was critical of how broadcasters filled programmes with discussion and conspiracy theories in lieu of facts.

# journalism - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Guess where Ireland ranks in the world in terms of press freedom...

Hint: We’re doing better than countries like China and North Korea.

# journalism - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The42 How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional Cover Story This post contains images

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional

It started as a five-page supplement in the 60s. And is now a publishing phenomenon.

# journalism - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# journalism - Monday 27 January, 2014

Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva

UN security guards have had to step in on occasion as reporters fling slurs and abuse across press room.

# journalism - Friday 24 January, 2014

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

# journalism - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Up to 50 journalists to lose jobs as Dublin office faces closure

Real-time Editing & Design is set to close after Independent Newspapers informed them they would not be renewing their contract.

# journalism - Monday 30 December, 2013

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# journalism - Monday 2 December, 2013

'Reckless journalism' could affect Thomas Byrne's prison safety, claims lawyer

A number of newspaper reports claiming that Byrne had acted on behalf of suspected criminal figures were rejected in court today.

# journalism - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system

The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.

# journalism - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From The42 Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing Reading

Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing

Put the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# journalism - Monday 16 September, 2013

Should we direct our distaste at airhead figures like Roz Flanagan – or the system that creates them?

A profile piece on one of TV3′s “Dublin Housewives” caused quite a stir yesterday. And what a convenient place to direct the mob’s ire; an over-privileged reality TV star rather than our own imbalanced society, writes Lisa McInereny.

# journalism - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From The42 RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray RIP This post contains videos

RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray

The much-loved sports broadcaster has died aged 61 following a battle against motor neurone disease.

# journalism - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination Anniversary This post contains images

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.

# journalism - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe

The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.

# journalism - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# journalism - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured

The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.

# journalism - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

# journalism - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan

The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.

# journalism - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Column: I'm a pro-choice TD and I’ve never pretended to be anything else

Labour TD Anne Ferris says a Sunday Independent article ‘revealing’ her beliefs about abortion is irrelevant because she has gone on public record expressing her pro-choice beliefs.

From The Daily Edge 11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful Read All About It

11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful

What would we do without stories involving ‘poo thieves’?

# journalism - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

# journalism - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme

The scheme allows broadcastors to evaluate their services on issues like targeting the audience in their franchise area.

# journalism - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

International students flock to Greece to study crisis

The country has become a case study for those studying economics, political science and journalism.

# journalism - Friday 8 March, 2013

Seven former 'Sunday Tribune' journalists receive redundancy pay

The newspaper claimed that the seven writers were freelancers, but the Labour Relations Commission found otherwise.

# journalism - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe

Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.

# journalism - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media

With over 92,000 people in Ireland who are Deaf or have a hearing disability, are we ignoring an large proportion of our society?

# journalism - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

# journalism - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America

The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.

# journalism - Friday 28 December, 2012

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

# journalism - Thursday 27 December, 2012

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?