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Media - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died All The Presidents Men

One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died

Ben Bradlee, who edited the Washington Post for 23 years, has died.

Media - Yesterday’s News

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.

Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue will anchor UTV Ireland’s news programmes

The broadcaster will also continue presenting Newstalk’s Breakfast show.

From The Daily Edge Heat says sorry for ‘unfounded report’ on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s marriage High Court

Heat says sorry for ‘unfounded report’ on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s marriage

The couple sued Heat Magazine for defamation over an article published last month.

Media - Monday 20 October, 2014

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’

The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.

Media - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have taken their libel case to Dublin Heat

Here’s why Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have taken their libel case to Dublin

The pair are suing Heat magazine for defamation.

Media - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The Score Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court Money

Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court

The rights to screen the French league will be put out to tender again before March of next year.

Media - Sunday 5 October, 2014

‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.

How this business went from (nearly) zero to 450,000 Facebook likes in a year

No, it didn’t involve pledging their souls to Mark Zuckerberg or posting lots of selfies.

Media - Saturday 4 October, 2014

RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards

Today FM brought home the big prize of Full Service Station of the Year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media?

Even outlets who have previously published them have stopped, what do you think?

Media - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Celebrities who took nude photos are “dumb” – EU Commissioner Privacy

Celebrities who took nude photos are “dumb” – EU Commissioner

Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.

Media - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The big chair at the Sunday Business Post has finally been filled

And the winner is… Ex-Post, RTÉ then Post-again journalist Ian Kehoe.

Media - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

SME book club: Can you really learn any skill in 20 hours?

Every month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s dedicated coverage of the SME sector, we’ll be reviewing a business book that makes a difference.

Media - Monday 29 September, 2014

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

Herbie goes to the US: Eircom boss stands down after company float shelved

The company’s CEO is headed home less that two weeks after plans to go public (again) are put off.

Media - Friday 26 September, 2014

Media - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking Admission

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking

In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is ‘a bit powerless’ to stop Balotelli-style racial abuse Tweet Rage

Twitter is ‘a bit powerless’ to stop Balotelli-style racial abuse

But the social network isn’t the “wild west” and the company does care about hate speech, OK?

Media - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Eircom is the newest arrival at the very-crowded movie download party

Troubled telecoms company joins Netflix, Sky Movies and many others in the video-on-demand biz.

Media - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas Oireachtas TV

Nothing on telly? You can now flick over and watch the Oireachtas

Only if you’re into that sort of thing, of course, and have UPC or Sky.

Media - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

TV3′s new soap Red Rock has been awarded €800,000 in BAI funding

The BAI is dolling out a total of €5.2 million to TV and radio projects.

From The Score Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries Notorious

Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries

The half-hour programmes will be aired from January.

Media - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Yoink! UTV Ireland have poached editor of RTÉ’s Six One

Marcus Lehnen will join the new station as head of news.

Media - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Áine Lawlor: ‘It’s not just a lack of women, we need more diversity in Irish media’

The RTÉ broadcaster said that news and current affairs in particular is an area that must change.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you listen to the new U2 album? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you listen to the new U2 album?

They’re literally giving it away.

Media - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

One of Ireland’s new radio Hall of Famers popularised death notices RIP

One of Ireland’s new radio Hall of Famers popularised death notices

“Shush! SHUSH! The death notices are on.”

Media - Thursday 28 August, 2014

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an ‘oppressive management culture’

The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge

INM has doubled its net profits, despite taking an on-paper loss on its Australian interests.

Media - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job INM

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job

The former editor of The Herald is leaving INM with immediate effect.

Media - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

UTV boss expects to move into profit by end of 2015… (no pressure then, Pat)

UTV Ireland is due to go on air on 1 January. The group expects to move into profit in the second half of the year.

Media - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Voluntary redundancies at Sunday World and Herald under staff merger INM

Media - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

New York Times reports 54% drop in net income

Print ads are down as the company develops its digital strategy.

Media - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

The Sun criticised for ‘irresponsible’ front page of boy with ‘devil mark’

The newspaper, however, says it is conscious of the code and guidance around paying parents for stories.

Media - Sunday 27 July, 2014

RTÉ apologises for ‘confusion caused’ by Gaza woman footage

An online petition had claimed there was a misinterpretation of what a Palestinian woman said but the broadcaster said it was not meant as a direct translation/

Media - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

‘From time to time, we screw up’: Sky News reporter on picking up MH17 luggage

Colin Brazier has publicly apologised for the incident.

Media - Thursday 17 July, 2014

BBC to cut 415 news department jobs in latest austerity drive

Jobs cut linked to licence fee freeze, but News Director says 195 new roles will be created in restructuring.

Rupert Murdoch tried to buy Time Warner for $80bn. No deal, yet

He remains “determined” though.

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