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'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.
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.
Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing
Put the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
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.
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.
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.
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.
11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful
What would we do without stories involving ‘poo thieves’?
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?
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.
International students flock to Greece to study crisis
The country has become a case study for those studying economics, political science and journalism.
Seven former 'Sunday Tribune' journalists receive redundancy pay
The newspaper claimed that the seven writers were freelancers, but the Labour Relations Commission found otherwise.
Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe
Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit
Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.
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.
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.
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
eircom Spiders call Best Mobile App 2012; Irish Web Awards make us their Best Web-Only Publication and their Best Sports Site. Aw shucks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Business journalist awards call for entries
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School awards have €1,000 prize for each winner in six categories.
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.
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.
British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
"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.
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.
Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study
The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.