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# 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?

# journalism - Monday 10 December, 2012

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

# journalism - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012 Advertising This post contains videos

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

# journalism - Monday 12 November, 2012

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story

An internal investigation at the BBC has found “basic” journalistic failures in a news report which wrongly accused a senior politician of child abuse.

# journalism - Friday 2 November, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today. and scoop three awards Gong Gong Gong This post contains images and scoop three awards

eircom Spiders call Best Mobile App 2012; Irish Web Awards make us their Best Web-Only Publication and their Best Sports Site. Aw shucks.

# journalism - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From The42 The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting Writing

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Lance, Keane and Frankel. Get the kettle on and your feet up… here’s some of our favourite writing form the past week.

# journalism - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# journalism - Monday 22 October, 2012

Read all about it: Superman quits journalism

Clark Kent quits the Daily Planet, citing frustration with its new conglomerate owners, in a new Superman out this week.

# journalism - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Interview: How I know human decency trumps politics – Fr Brian D’Arcy

Priest and journalist Father Brian D’Arcy discusses how politics and religion were always intertwined in his life, even as a young boy.

# journalism - Friday 12 October, 2012

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

# journalism - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Business journalist awards call for entries

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School awards have €1,000 prize for each winner in six categories.

# journalism - Monday 10 September, 2012

RTÉ's London editor Brian O'Connell to leave broadcaster

The well-known face of RTÉ’s London office will leave the State broadcaster when the office closes next week, he said on Twitter this evening.

# journalism - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Cosmo editor-in-chief and 'Sex and the Single Girl' author dies

Helen Gurley Brown has died in New York at the age of 90. She has been described as a legend and an icon.

# journalism - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# journalism - Saturday 4 August, 2012

"Are smart kids misrepresented in the media? Definitely."

Thousands of academically above-average students attend the Centre for Talented Youth every year. Here, three teenagers explain what it means to them.

# journalism - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

IMF representative in hot water over threat to Greek newspaper

A Greek newspaper which reported an increase in public servants was threatened by a senior IMF representative that it would have official information withheld in future.

# journalism - Monday 16 July, 2012

Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study YouTube This post contains videos

Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.

# journalism - Friday 6 July, 2012

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying Media This post contains videos

The future of journalism: What Irish media bosses are saying

Figures from RTÉ,, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic on the challenges – and innovations – lying ahead for digital news journalism.

# journalism - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# journalism - Friday 25 May, 2012

Column: How the news industry is missing the point

News organisations have lost their way. Why? Because they’ve forgotten what business they’re in, writes Dylan Collins.

# journalism - Sunday 20 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# journalism - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

BAI considering proposals over introduction of register of journalists' interest

Broadcast personnel with an editorial role in news and current affairs may have to provide details of financial and commercial relationships.

# journalism - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

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Blackmail and night-vision pics: George Michael shares his NotW experiences

The singer criticised the authorities for failing to “genuinely prosecute” journalists who break the law.

# journalism - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Al Jazeera closes Beijing bureau after reporter expelled from China

It is the first time in 14 years that a foreign journalist has been kicked out of China.

# journalism - Friday 4 May, 2012

RTÉ fined €200k over breaches of broadcasting regulations in Mission to Prey

A BAI report is heavily critical of the procedures followed by the programme makers who libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds and RTÉ on whole over a programme broadcast nearly a year ago.

# journalism - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day

The National Union of Journalists and Amnesty International Ireland joined together today to remember journalists who have been killed during the course of their work.

# journalism - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'

The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”

# journalism - Monday 23 April, 2012

Channel 4 news team deported from Bahrain

The F1 event is over, but the controversy continues as news team deported on race day for operating without accreditation.

# journalism - Thursday 19 April, 2012

TV3 chief: We couldn't afford to make mistake like Mission to Prey

David McRedmond says his station wouldn’t have made libel because “we couldn’t afford a settlement” like that given by RTÉ to Fr Kevin Reynolds.

# journalism - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award

Exposé on counterfeit cigarette trade in Ireland given Gold World Medal in investigative news programme category in New York.

# journalism - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Alan Shatter statement: I am not participating in INM agenda

Full statement released by Justice Minister says there is an “unethical media project” to “condemn” or imply “guilt by association” with Michael Lowry – and that it has echoes of McCarthyism in the 1950s.

# journalism - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

RTE brought in new journalism guidelines today - what's in them?

RTE editorial staff will be trained in the new guidelines, including how they should use social media and the internet in their reporting.

What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?

Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.

WE'RE HIRING: Attention, news journalists

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# journalism - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Brenda Power to host new media programme on RTÉ radio

The Media Show will examine issues in print, online and broadcast when it begins airing on RTÉ Radio 1 next month.

Column: David Norris's Privacy Bill recycles a flawed earlier version

Secretary of the Irish NUJ, Séamus Dooley, on his concerns about the recent legislation proposed by a number of independent senators.

# journalism - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Story about abuse at Apple factory was false says US radio show

This American Life had broadcast a show in January which said abuse was happening at Apple factories in China – but now it has retracted the show and apologised.

# journalism - Monday 27 February, 2012

Charlotte Church 'sickened and disgusted' by actions uncovered in phone hacking case

The singer has settled her case against publishers of the now-defunct News of the World for £600k and a public apology.