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# Newspapers

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Column: Newspapers are seeking to outlaw the free exchange of ideas
Solicitor Simon McGarr writes on Women’s Aid, NNI and newspaper linking – an issue you can read about pretty much everywhere, except for in a newspaper.
# Compact
Irish Independent scraps broadsheet edition
From now on, the Irish Independent newspaper will be available in compact format only.
# Budget 2013
Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted
From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.
Column: Could Leveson affect press freedom in Ireland?
Leveson’s recommendations on data protection have been largely overlooked – but could have serious implications even here, writes Seamus Dooley.
# Information
What media could you not do without?
A university experiment put students on a 48-hour “fast” from all types of media.
# India
Indian government expresses 'concern' over Savita's death
A spokesman in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Indian embassy in Dublin is “following the matter closely”.
# savita
Savita tragedy continues to attract international attention
“Ireland Murders Pregnant Indian Dentist.”
# Media
Changes announced at the Irish Daily Mail
Editor-in-chief of Associated Newspapers Ireland Eric Bailey will step down in January next year.
# Brazil
Brazilian newspapers opt out of Google News service
The national newspaper association – which accounts for 90 per cent of circulation – says the service reduces traffic.
# News International
Editor of Irish Sun to leave amid 'significant changes'
Mick McNiffe, who has edited the paper since 2005, will be replaced – for now – by an assistant editor from the British edition.
# Newspapers
Irish Times records pre-tax losses despite increase in turnover
Accounts for The Irish Times Ltd also show a significant increase in the pensions deficit at the newspaper publisher.
# Crime
Finally, The Streets Are Safe
Unfortunate headline placement of the day.
# Newspapers
Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales
An ABC report shows sales in both the daily and Sunday newspaper segments as having fallen in the last 12 months.
# dirty harry
The Naked Prince: How British media got around the 'ban' on nude photos
The royal family issued threats to anyone who printed the Prince Harry pictures. So newspapers had to get creative…
# online goes offline
Google takes out print advertisements in a bid to show they don't work
Google, famed for their online search engine, have temporarily entered the print advertising market.
# High Court
Sun newspaper ordered to give documents to Louis Walsh
The entertainment manager is suing the newspaper for defamation over an article about allegations of a sexual assault in the toilets of Krystle nightclub.
# Newspapers
Newspapers still losing readers but tabloids buck trend
There is “no evidence” of people switching from print to online newspapers in the past year, says survey.
# whoops
Wait, that's the other team! Papers print wrong Olympic photo
Somebody will be apologising fulsomely this morning.
# broadsheet
‘The biggest newspaper in the world’ — L’Equipe produce giant edition to mark London 2012
In two sections measuring 32 inches side to side and 22 inches up and down, the paper admitted it would cause problems for commuters.
# Murdoch
Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers
News International sought to play down the development, saying it was “a corporate house-cleaning exercise” prior a planned company split.
# Leveson
Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman
Ireland’s Press Ombudsman John Horgan appeared before the Leveson inquiry into media ethics yesterday to discuss press regulation.
# Media
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.
# News Corp
Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.
# Pension Scheme
Another pension scheme may bite the dust: Why is it happening?
Independent News and Media may close pension scheme as AIB says it will.
# Media
Rabbitte denies 'calling in newspaper editors' to complain about coverage
The communications minister flatly denies a Sunday Independent report that editors had been “called in”.
# Media
Tense scenes expected at Independent News & Media AGM today
The company has asked shareholders to remove a representative of Denis O’Brien from his position as director.
# News
TV the main source of news for Irish people… but websites are catching up
Plus, is one of Ireland’s most-owned news apps.
One in five marketing executives spend most of their budget online
Digital marketing survey shows Irish marketeers are using social media platforms for online marketing.
# Andy Coulson
Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury
Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.
# Media
'Odious practices' exposed by Leveson not present in Ireland - Rabbitte
The annual report of the Press Council of Ireland and the Press Ombudsman was launched in Dublin today with the Leveson inquiry featuring heavily.
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.
# newspaper man
Unexpected move of the day: Warren Buffett to buy 63 newspapers
“In towns and cities where there is a strong sense of community, there is no more important institution than the local paper,” the billionaire investor said.
# Power Struggle
Investor buys 5 per cent of Independent News & Media in one single trade
A single trade worth almost €10 million – totaling some 27.7 million shares – went through on the stroke of noon.
Column: On World Press Freedom Day, Ireland can stand proud
We might moan about the press – but Irish media consumers are among the world’s luckiest, writes Ross McCarthy.
Column: 'The press is becoming the battleground for thought control'
Nobody is investing in newspapers for profit any more, writes Michael McDowell. Instead, it’s driven by political and editorial control and influence.
AUDIO: What did Gavin O'Reilly do with his first day post-INM resignation?
Family visits and a holiday are in the offing… However, INM re-releases its statement today to remove the word ‘unanimous’ from the directors’ decision on the deal O’Reilly received on departure.
Gavin O'Reilly steps down as CEO of INM
Vincent Crowley, current Group Chief Operating Officer, appointed in his place.
Column: The future of the media in Ireland is more diverse, more democratic and driven online
Talking about old versus new media misses the point, writes Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte. Instead, we need to look at copyright, regulation, and defamation.
# Newspapers
Tabloids have up to twice as many negative headlines as positive - study
A study of five Irish tabloids over a two-week period shows a distinct preference for negative headlines on stories.
# Germany
Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes
To mark International Women’s Day, Bild gives its female staff the day off – and decides to scrap its front-page topless models, something it’s only ever done a few times before.