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# newspapers - This year 2022

VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates

Sep 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 15,818 Views 23 Comments

Government discussions about slashing the VAT rate are underway.

'His final disgrace': British newspapers react to Prince Andrew settling sex assault lawsuit
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

'His final disgrace': British newspapers react to Prince Andrew settling sex assault lawsuit

Feb 16th 2022, 8:10 AM 56,886 Views 0 Comments

The amount to be paid to Virginia Giuffre and her charity exceeds £12 million (over €14 million), according to reports.

# newspapers - Last year 2021

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did

Nov 27th 2021, 7:00 PM 40,777 Views 60 Comments

Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.

Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases
# Apology
# Apology

Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases

Nov 18th 2021, 6:24 PM 12,511 Views 0 Comments

Both newspapers have apologised to John Brown and agreed to pay damages and his legal costs.

Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year
# 2020 Report
# 2020 Report

Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year

May 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,768 Views 5 Comments

Just over 15% of the complaints related to one article – a court report of a case involving a 15-year-old girl.

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins

Jan 19th 2021, 7:11 AM 21,168 Views 0 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.

# newspapers - All time

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 3:28 PM 63,128 Views 26 Comments

The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume

Aug 4th 2020, 8:32 AM 26,301 Views 19 Comments

Newspapers have extensively covered the life of John Hume in today’s front pages.

Johnny Depp tells court he got superbug after his finger was severed
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Johnny Depp tells court he got superbug after his finger was severed

Updated Jul 13th 2020, 12:18 PM 30,234 Views 0 Comments

Depp is suing The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.

Two Dublin newspapers, the Northside People and Southside People, are to close
# Dublin People
# Dublin People

Two Dublin newspapers, the Northside People and Southside People, are to close

May 10th 2020, 6:24 PM 40,579 Views 45 Comments

The papers’ publisher North Dublin Publications Ltd is seeking to appoint a liquidator.

'We've lost a unique voice': Newspapers pay tribute to Marian Finucane
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'We've lost a unique voice': Newspapers pay tribute to Marian Finucane

Jan 3rd 2020, 7:53 AM 25,235 Views 5 Comments

The sudden passing of the well respected broadcaster was announced yesterday.

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

Oct 30th 2019, 6:57 AM 32,624 Views 27 Comments

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy

Oct 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 20,509 Views 11 Comments

The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.

'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal

Oct 18th 2019, 7:19 AM 29,398 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.

'Dismay in Brussels': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's backstop alternative
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Dismay in Brussels': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's backstop alternative

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:16 AM 53,839 Views 40 Comments

The proposals are being softly dismissed by most commentators.

Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review

Jun 17th 2019, 7:00 PM 6,746 Views 2 Comments

A look back at how Ireland were covered before, during and after the competition.

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
# Tribune Publishing
# Tribune Publishing

Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers

Dec 30th 2018, 10:59 AM 12,946 Views 13 Comments

The attack appears to have originated outside the US.

Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump
# Free Press
# Free Press

Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump

Aug 16th 2018, 7:06 AM 20,500 Views 64 Comments

The newspapers will have editorials about the importance of an independent media and a social media hashtag #EnemyOfNone.

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
# Tourism
# Tourism

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep

Aug 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,150 Views 65 Comments

Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.

Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs

Apr 25th 2018, 8:32 AM 10,825 Views 53 Comments

Ireland was ninth in 2016, but is down to 16th.

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal
# Cambridge Analytica
# Cambridge Analytica

Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 5:11 PM 17,681 Views 40 Comments

“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.

INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes
# Independent Living
# Independent Living

INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes

Jul 21st 2017, 12:25 PM 9,582 Views 16 Comments

The newspaper group will put over €50 million into the retirement funds between now and 2023.

Liquidator appointed to publisher of four Wexford Echo newspapers
# Declining Sales
# Declining Sales

Liquidator appointed to publisher of four Wexford Echo newspapers

Jun 29th 2017, 5:56 PM 15,427 Views 11 Comments

It’s hoped a buyer can be found for the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo, New Ross Echo and Enniscorthy Echo.

Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses
# El Bus Tv
# El Bus Tv

Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses

Jun 13th 2017, 7:36 AM 8,122 Views 19 Comments

Commuters on the way to work are getting a daily dose of news in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.

''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity

May 23rd 2017, 7:48 AM 23,068 Views 32 Comments

The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news
# Political Pressure
# Political Pressure

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

May 8th 2017, 7:34 AM 15,690 Views 38 Comments

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
# Reaction
# Reaction

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:52 AM 61,354 Views 198 Comments

The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.

A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers
# Gorgeous George
# Gorgeous George

A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers

Mar 18th 2017, 1:22 PM 15,450 Views 41 Comments

George Osborne is still an MP and also has a €750,000-a-year job with a wealth management company.

Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger

Feb 1st 2017, 6:54 PM 10,850 Views 29 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is concerned about the INM and Celtic Media merger.

From 'American Psycho' to 'The West Wig': How the papers covered Trump
# President-elect
# President-elect

From 'American Psycho' to 'The West Wig': How the papers covered Trump

Nov 10th 2016, 8:10 AM 11,981 Views 27 Comments

‘Trump wins. Now the world waits.’

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

Oct 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,838 Views 12 Comments

There are very few puns.

French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'
# France
# France

French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'

Jul 28th 2016, 10:32 AM 17,278 Views 143 Comments

Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.

There's one man on the front of every newspaper today
# Italian Rob
# Italian Rob

There's one man on the front of every newspaper today

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:07 AM 36,892 Views 62 Comments

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady briefly had a new middle name.

Enda Kenny is saving money by reading more news online
# Out Of Print
# Out Of Print

Enda Kenny is saving money by reading more news online

Jun 17th 2016, 6:20 AM 15,411 Views 51 Comments

Over €200k was spent on newspapers in 11 departments last year.

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker
# Uncultured
# Uncultured

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker

Apr 13th 2016, 10:33 AM 20,558 Views 49 Comments

Culture Minister John Whittingdale claims he had no idea of the woman’s true occupation.

Bad news for most Irish papers as circulation figures continue to drop
# Freefall
# Freefall

Bad news for most Irish papers as circulation figures continue to drop

Feb 18th 2016, 3:22 PM 20,830 Views 58 Comments

The numbers are grim reading for most of the major titles.

Satirical site The Onion is now worth more than most of the real news outlets it mocks
# Seriously Though
From Business ETC
# Seriously Though

Satirical site The Onion is now worth more than most of the real news outlets it mocks

Jan 20th 2016, 12:44 PM 164,509 Views 14 Comments

We kid you not.

15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
# Here Is The News
# Here Is The News

15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)

Dec 26th 2015, 5:00 PM 28,987 Views 19 Comments

TD warns of smelly women.

15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
# Here Is The News
From The Daily Edge
# Here Is The News

15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)

Dec 25th 2015, 9:00 PM 9,095 Views 1 Comment

TD warns of smelly women.

Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller

Nov 17th 2015, 3:51 PM 19,188 Views 43 Comments

Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.

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