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# journalism - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

WE'RE HIRING: Attention, news journalists
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

WE'RE HIRING: Attention, news journalists

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:50 PM 6,692 Views 19 Comments

Are you a journalist? Interested in online media? Passionate about current affairs? We want to hear from you…

# journalism - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Brenda Power to host new media programme on RTÉ radio
# Media
# Media

Brenda Power to host new media programme on RTÉ radio

Mar 31st 2012, 11:44 AM 3,778 Views 24 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 31st 2012, 8:30 AM 47 Views 8 Comments

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
# This American Life

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

Mar 18th 2012, 6:17 PM 2,818 Views 6 Comments

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
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

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

Feb 27th 2012, 12:56 PM 4,804 Views 6 Comments

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

# journalism - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"
# Media Standards
# Media Standards

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"

Feb 22nd 2012, 5:33 PM 3,222 Views 28 Comments

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.

# journalism - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation
# Bribery Scandal
# Bribery Scandal

Five 'Sun' journalists arrested in police bribery investigation

Feb 11th 2012, 11:27 AM 2,220 Views 18 Comments

Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.

# journalism - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Tributes paid following death of journalist  John Cunningham
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid following death of journalist John Cunningham

Feb 8th 2012, 2:55 PM 3,349 Views 1 Comment

The former newspaper editor was 66.

# journalism - Monday 6 February, 2012

Poll: Do you think there is enough media diversity in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there is enough media diversity in Ireland?

Feb 6th 2012, 10:20 AM 3,641 Views 56 Comments

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
# Media Diversity
# Media Diversity

Half of Irish journalists do not believe Ireland has adequate media diversity: survey

Feb 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,780 Views 9 Comments

Irish journalists were also questioned about the influence of ownership on their work and the need to protect diversity.

# journalism - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water
# Gag Order
From The42
# Gag Order

Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water

Jan 29th 2012, 6:46 PM 9,623 Views 23 Comments

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.

# journalism - Saturday 28 January, 2012

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
# Investigation
# Investigation

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Jan 28th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,598 Views 0 Comments

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

# journalism - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism

Jan 18th 2012, 7:30 AM 172 Views 29 Comments

Tabloid misbehaviour is an easy target for complaints – but popular news is essential to our society, writes John O’Sullivan.

# journalism - Sunday 1 January, 2012

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)
# TheJournal.ie
# TheJournal.ie

All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)

Jan 1st 2012, 3:15 PM 6,517 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie’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.

# journalism - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

"Is this an April Fool's?" - Twitter users unimpressed with Guardian's Jedward editorial
# Jedward
From The Daily Edge
# Jedward

"Is this an April Fool's?" - Twitter users unimpressed with Guardian's Jedward editorial

Dec 28th 2011, 4:09 PM 11,788 Views 30 Comments

From the moment the editorial appeared on the Guardian site last night, Twitter reaction has been swift and brutal.

# journalism - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two Swedish reporters found guilty of 'supporting terrorism' in Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Two Swedish reporters found guilty of 'supporting terrorism' in Ethiopia

Dec 22nd 2011, 7:37 AM 1,163 Views 2 Comments

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.

# journalism - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message
# North Korea
# North Korea

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message

Dec 20th 2011, 2:05 PM 31,717 Views 13 Comments

The death of Kim Jong Il has brought fresh attention on the inner workings of how North Korea addresses its people.

# journalism - Friday 16 December, 2011

RTÉ will adopt Press Ombudsman recommendations
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ will adopt Press Ombudsman recommendations

Dec 16th 2011, 11:35 AM 802 Views 2 Comments

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.

# journalism - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

NYPD blocks journalist from covering Occupy protest

Dec 13th 2011, 10:52 AM 2,420 Views 34 Comments

New York Times photojournalist Robert Stolarik was pushed by police and repeatedly blocked from covering a protest at the World Financial Centre Plaza.

# journalism - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

UK: Woman arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe
# Hacking
# Hacking

UK: Woman arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe

Nov 30th 2011, 12:46 PM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

A woman has been arrested in England as part of the investigation into phone-hacking by the press.

# journalism - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun
# News International
# News International

James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun

Nov 23rd 2011, 1:33 PM 1,059 Views 2 Comments

Rupert Murdoch’s son has stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited and Times Newspapers Limited.

# journalism - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

South Africa: Protests over adoption of secrets bill
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa: Protests over adoption of secrets bill

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:25 PM 1,304 Views 5 Comments

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.

# journalism - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Utah mayor admits posing as journalist to write 'good news' articles
# Utah
# Utah

Utah mayor admits posing as journalist to write 'good news' articles

Nov 12th 2011, 6:29 PM 258 Views 3 Comments

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.

# journalism - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Irish Times biggest winner at national newspaper awards
# NNI Awards
# NNI Awards

Irish Times biggest winner at national newspaper awards

Oct 27th 2011, 4:27 PM 2,143 Views 14 Comments

The paper of record wins four gongs at the National Newspapers of Ireland’s inaugural journalism awards.

# journalism - Saturday 22 October, 2011

A look back: Cathal O'Shannon v Muhammad Ali
# Tribute
# Tribute

A look back: Cathal O'Shannon v Muhammad Ali

Oct 22nd 2011, 3:38 PM 2,053 Views 10 Comments

On the day of his death, TheJournal.ie celebrates the work of journalist Cathal O’Shannon with a look back at his most famous interview with boxing superstar Muhammad Ali.

# journalism - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

News International puts other UK papers under review
# News International
# News International

News International puts other UK papers under review

Aug 30th 2011, 2:13 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

Journalistic standards across News International’s titles are being reviewed in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.

# journalism - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene
# Yuck
From The Daily Edge
# Yuck

Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,584 Views 6 Comments

Tucker Barnes went to extraordinary and some might say unnecessary lengths to cover Hurricane Irene.

# journalism - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Column: We can’t let phone hacking stifle the press
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We can’t let phone hacking stifle the press

Jul 26th 2011, 7:25 PM 18 Views 6 Comments

The media plays a crucial role in society, and tabloids will always be a part of that, writes crime reporter Abigail Rieley.

# journalism - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Column: A reputation can be ruined... but it can also recover
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A reputation can be ruined... but it can also recover

Jul 19th 2011, 12:53 PM 55 Views 2 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson says there is a big difference in the motivation behind resignations of Rebekah Brooks and police chief Paul Stephenson – and it could make all the difference to how they rebuild their personal reputations.

# journalism - Sunday 10 July, 2011

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover

Jul 10th 2011, 1:07 PM 184 Views 2 Comments

The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.

# journalism - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Column: The lengths some journalists will go to for a story
# Column
# Column

Column: The lengths some journalists will go to for a story

Jul 9th 2011, 9:06 PM 16 Views 14 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson says he deserved to be chased by the media for his illegal actions – but even he is shocked by revelations over the past week the the News of the World’s behaviour.

# journalism - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Did the Irish News of the World make use of info taken from hacked phones?
# NOTW
# NOTW

Did the Irish News of the World make use of info taken from hacked phones?

Jul 7th 2011, 8:53 AM 1,169 Views 8 Comments

Journalist who worked on Irish edition in 1990s says they were “well schooled in the grey arts” of rooting out stories.

# journalism - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

# journalism - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Shot photographer Niall "hopes to make full recovery"
# Belfast
# Belfast

Shot photographer Niall "hopes to make full recovery"

Jun 22nd 2011, 3:38 PM 3,426 Views 4 Comments

“Shocking” attack on press photographer Niall Carson during Belfast riots is condemned, as TheJournal.ie pays tribute to his work.

# journalism - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Bahrain to sue The Independent over 'one-sided' reporting
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Bahrain to sue The Independent over 'one-sided' reporting

Jun 15th 2011, 12:17 PM 950 Views 9 Comments

The government of Bahrain intends to sue the British newspaper over its alleged “defamatory and premeditated media campaign” against both it and Saudi Arabia.

# journalism - Friday 10 June, 2011

Connaught Telegraph staff go on strike over production plans
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Connaught Telegraph staff go on strike over production plans

Jun 10th 2011, 2:46 PM 717 Views 6 Comments

Journalists and other workers at the 183-year-old Mayo paper are protesting at plans to relocate production to Mullingar.

# journalism - Saturday 4 June, 2011

New York Times appoints first female executive editor
# New York Times
# New York Times

New York Times appoints first female executive editor

Jun 4th 2011, 2:08 PM 208 Views 1 Comment

Current managing editor Jill Abramson will succeed Bill Keller in September, the first woman to hold the paper’s top job.

# journalism - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Two Turkish soldiers jailed in connection with journalist's death
# Turkey
# Turkey

Two Turkish soldiers jailed in connection with journalist's death

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:13 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

The soldiers have been found guilty of ignoring information that may have helped to prevent the murder of a prominent ethnic Armenian journalist in 2007.

# journalism - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Suspected killer of Russian journalist arrested
# Russia
# Russia

Suspected killer of Russian journalist arrested

May 31st 2011, 3:19 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

The man suspected of pulling the trigger on Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 has been arrested in Chechnya.

# journalism - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Digital censorship grows as media moves online
# Online Media
# Online Media

Digital censorship grows as media moves online

May 3rd 2011, 4:23 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

An NGO to protect journalists has said that 69 online journalists have been jailed since December – representing almost half of all reporters imprisoned worldwide.