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# Newspapers

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# Reaction
Here's how the English media reacted to Ireland's defeat in Twickenham
‘England are building a team capable of becoming No. 1 in the world,’ says Sir Clive Woodward.
# I Read The News
Almost every newspaper in Ireland lost readers in the second half of 2013
Most Irish papers have lost readers, but more are reading news.
# Coverage
Here's how the world's media reacted to day one of the Anglo trial
A number of media outlets reported on the trial that began in Dublin yesterday.
# named
Munster Express was handed two-month JobBridge ban after complaint from intern
Journalism graduate Martin Malone said that he was given no mentoring and claimed the newspaper were using the scheme for free labour.
# Newspapers
Up to 50 journalists to lose jobs as Dublin office faces closure
Real-time Editing & Design is set to close after Independent Newspapers informed them they would not be renewing their contract.
# Censorship
China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian
It is not clear why the move was taken as there has been little written about the country in recent days.
# extra extra
The 13 most beautifully Irish newspaper items of 2013
It’s been quite a year.
Dermot Desmond to significantly increase share in INM
Desmond will increase his ownership from 6.4 per cent to 15 per cent as the company announced that it is to raise €40 million from investors.
# Hindsight
A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction
On President Lincoln’s iconic speech, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg said yesterday that, “In the fullness of time, we have come to a different conclusion”.
# Lucy Gaffney
Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM
Chairwoman of Communicorp and board member of INM and Digicel also says that her boss Denis O’Brien is “demanding” but “not ruthless”.
# Apology
Mail on Sunday apologises to Ed Miliband
A Mail on Sunday reporter sneaked in to a memorial service for the British Labour Party leader’s uncle.
# 5 Years On
The Bank Guarantee on the front pages
Take yourself back five years.
# Analysis
Why Rio Ferdinand's creation of football's answer to the Oscars is a bad idea
If you thought the Premier League’s obsession with self-regard had come to an end, think again.
# dontreadthedailymail
Why are people refusing to read the Daily Mail today?
#dontreadthedailymail has been trending on Twitter.
# Print media
Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble
Figures show almost one in eight copies of the Irish Independent is not actively purchased, as paper sales fall across the board.
# Newspapers
Walsh on false sex assault story: "It was like print and be damned"
The pop impresario said that he still reads newspapers – but he wonders if what is in them is true.
# in other news
23 glorious items from local newspapers
Community reporting at its finest.
# Saved
Group buys Sunday Business Post for €750,000
Former Daily Star chief executive and capital firm Key Capital plan to invest €1.2 million in the ailing newspaper.
# Allegations
Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe
Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.
# corrections dept
25 newspaper and magazine blunders that are unintentionally hilarious
Glorious, glorious mistakes.
# Broadcasting Charge
New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers
Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.
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.
# Abortion
Labour TD says newspaper 'sting' job on abortion beliefs was intended to mislead
A Sunday newspaper published transcripts from taped conversations between Anne Ferris and another Labour TD regarding their views on abortion legislation – but Ferris says the supposed ‘sting’ adds nothing new to her public position on the matter.
# Read all about it
11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful
What would we do without stories involving ‘poo thieves’?
Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.
# Divided
Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”
# Myanmar
Myanmar prepares for new era of uncensored daily newspapers
Burmese law will change from tomorrow – ending a regime where only state-run papers were allowed to issue daily editions.
# Newspapers
Interim examiner appointed to 'Sunday Business Post' newspaper
Mick McAteer of Grant Thornton is tasked with finding a viable business plan for the paper, which employs 76 people.
# tch
Examiner to be appointed to Sunday Business Post
The newspaper will apply to the courts for examinership later today.
# Media
NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image
The 125-year-old offshoot of the defunct New York Herald Tribune will be rechristened sometime this fall as the ‘International New York Times’.
# Newspapers
Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012
Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.
# Oscar Pistorius
Front Pages: South Africa's papers report Pistorius case
As there are no trial juries in South Africa, papers are not fearful of prejudicing proceedings.
# Retail
Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO
The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.
# rural ireland
Here's how the world reacted to the Kerry drink-driving story
The story of how Kerry County Council voted for a plan to allow rural drivers to have ‘two or three drinks’ has made a lot of headlines today. Here’s just a sample.
# Not the News
This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.
Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.
# Not the News
This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Links
Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.
# hyperlinks
NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"
Statement from National Newspapers of Ireland does reiterate stance that “display and transmission of links does constitute an infringement of copyright” unless for personal use.