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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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Are you a journalist? Interested in online media? Passionate about current affairs? We want to hear from you…
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.
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.
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.
Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"
The Minister for Communications was leading statements on media standards in the Seanad – and hearing concerns from senators about the future of the media in Ireland.
Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation
Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.
Tributes paid following death of journalist John Cunningham
The former newspaper editor was 66.
Poll: Do you think there is enough media diversity in Ireland?
A conference is being held in Dublin today to discuss media diversity in Ireland. But do you think there is enough of it in this country?
Half of Irish journalists do not believe Ireland has adequate media diversity: survey
Irish journalists were also questioned about the influence of ownership on their work and the need to protect diversity.
Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water
Award-winning journalist Paul Kimmage, an outspoken critic of corruption in cycling, is being sued by two former presidents of the sport’s governing body.
British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.
Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism
Tabloid misbehaviour is an easy target for complaints – but popular news is essential to our society, writes John O’Sullivan.
All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.
"Is this an April Fool's?" - Twitter users unimpressed with Guardian's Jedward editorial
From the moment the editorial appeared on the Guardian site last night, Twitter reaction has been swift and brutal.
Two Swedish reporters found guilty of 'supporting terrorism' in Ethiopia
The two photojournalists admit to illegally entering the country with an ethnic Somali rebel group in order to gather news – but deny any charges of supporting terrorism.
Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message
The death of Kim Jong Il has brought fresh attention on the inner workings of how North Korea addresses its people.
RTÉ will adopt Press Ombudsman recommendations
The State broadcaster held a meeting this week to discuss the Prime Time Investigates programme A Mission to Prey, which was found to have defamed priest Fr Kevin Reynolds.
NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest
New York Times photojournalist Robert Stolarik was pushed by police and repeatedly blocked from covering a protest at the World Financial Centre Plaza.
UK: Woman arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe
A woman has been arrested in England as part of the investigation into phone-hacking by the press.
James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun
Rupert Murdoch’s son has stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited and Times Newspapers Limited.
South Africa: Protests over adoption of secrets bill
Critics of the bill say it will hide government corruption, stifle whistle-blowing and undermine the hard-won democracy created with apartheid’s end 17 years ago.
Utah mayor admits posing as journalist to write 'good news' articles
West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder said he wanted to counter the high level of crime coverage in the local press with more upbeat stories – in which he sometimes quoted himself.
Irish Times biggest winner at national newspaper awards
The paper of record wins four gongs at the National Newspapers of Ireland’s inaugural journalism awards.