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Media - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie John Murray returns to RTÉ Radio 1 tomorrow morning RTÉ

John Murray returns to RTÉ Radio 1 tomorrow morning

The broadcaster has been off sick for the past seven months.

Media - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair News Of The World

Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair

Brooks’ affair with Coulson was revealed in a love letter dated February 2004 that was found on her computer, the court heard today.

Media - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system Press Regulation

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system

The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.

Media - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking Phone Hacking

Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking

With phone hacking trials beginning in England today, we look at who is on trial, and why.

Media - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Post-Budget poll sees Labour slip to single-figure support Popularity

Post-Budget poll sees Labour slip to single-figure support

Fine Gael, on the other hand, have seen support climb by two points.

Small local station scoops Europe’s biggest radio drama prize

The Prix Europa gong went to Ocean FM for a three-part play called Francisco, the fascinating story of a ship captain shipwrecked here from a Spanish armada.

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”.

Media - Friday 25 October, 2013

Jim Jennings appointed as new MD of RTÉ Radio

Jennings has been working in the role in an acting capacity for the past six months.

Media - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Racist and prejudicial’ comments went unchallenged on 4FM show – BAI BAI COMPLAINT

‘Racist and prejudicial’ comments went unchallenged on 4FM show – BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint made against the The David Harvey Show on 4FM.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files SNOWDEN

Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files

In an interview with The New York Times, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that he did not take any documents with him to Moscow.

Media - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New York Times launches rebranded international edition The Times They Are A-changing

New York Times launches rebranded international edition

Readers of The International Herald Tribune were greeted with a new masthead this morning, as the New York Times consolidates its assets.

Media - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Minister who ‘couldn’t be bothered’ with Twitter is doing a Budget Q&A on Twitter Awkward

Media - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny Radio Wars

Ministers to do post-Budget phone in with Seán O’Rourke, no plans for Pat Kenny

However, Ministers Howlin and Noonan will be talking to Newstalk Breakfast before going to RTÉ.

Media - Monday 7 October, 2013

Column: Improve your prospects of getting a job in Ireland’s digital sector

Ireland’s vibrant tech scene offers young Irish people a wealth of opportunities. Stephen McIntyre – Twitter’s Head of Sales/Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa – shares some industry tips.

Media - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Martina Fitzgerald named as new Political Correspondent at RTÉ

She replaces David McCullagh in Leinster House.

Media - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell’s furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article BBC

Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell’s furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article

An article by the British Daily Mail about the father of the Labour leader has caused a big row across the water.

Media - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Column: RTÉ’s future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.

The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.

Media - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press Leaks

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press

The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.

Media - Thursday 19 September, 2013

George Lee: RTÉ’s Washington post ‘not for me’

There is “no truth to the rumour”, the broadcaster told TheJournal.ie this evening.

Media - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NUJ: Irish Independent journalist’s compulsory redundancy is “unfair and unjust” Irish Independent

NUJ: Irish Independent journalist’s compulsory redundancy is “unfair and unjust”

Protestors in the unsolved case of Fr Niall Molloy, whose death Gemma O’Doherty investigated, have also supported her since her dismissal.

Media - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sunday Mirror publisher faces phone-hacking probe Phone Hacking

Sunday Mirror publisher faces phone-hacking probe

The publisher said its subsidiary group does not accept wrongdoing within its business and takes the allegations very seriously.

Media - Monday 9 September, 2013

ComReg find against Meteor over e-bill contract changes

The Commission for Communications Regulation has found that Meteor did not give the customers adequate details on withdrawing from contract following changes.

Media - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish Times incorrect abortion story ‘appalling and scandalous’ – Minister Lynch Paper Of Record

Irish Times incorrect abortion story ‘appalling and scandalous’ – Minister Lynch

“There are certain things that we don’t have a right to know and this was one of them,” said Minister of State Kathleen Lynch.

Media - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story ‘raises major credibility issues’ Paper Of Record

Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story ‘raises major credibility issues’

While solicitor Simon McGarr says the two paragraph apology by The Irish Times on page seven of last Saturday’s paper was inadequate in the eyes of media regulations.

David McCullagh to replace Pat Kenny as new Prime Time presenter

The RTÉ political correspondent starts his new gig next week.

Media - Monday 2 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny and Seán O’Rourke weren’t the only game in town today… Radio Wars

Pat Kenny and Seán O’Rourke weren’t the only game in town today…

Áine Lawlor made her debut on RTE Radio One’s News at One today. Did you tune in?

Media - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Poll: What radio station will you tune into next week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What radio station will you tune into next week?

Will it be Newstalk, RTÉ or neither?

Ivan Yates returning to Newstalk

The 53-year-old will return to the station’s breakfast show on Wednesday morning.

Media - Saturday 31 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Áine Lawlor: “I’m terrifically lucky at the moment” On The Airwaves

Áine Lawlor: “I’m terrifically lucky at the moment”

The new presenter of The Week in Politics and co-presenter of the News At One spoke about her excitement over the new roles.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: The ‘broadcasting charge’ is a shake down – plain and simple Opinion

Aaron McKenna: The ‘broadcasting charge’ is a shake down – plain and simple

Using the property tax register to administer the tax is a smash and grab. Why is government allowed to do things in a manner that would probably be banned elsewhere? asks Aaron McKenna.

Media - Friday 30 August, 2013

‘It’s not about RTÉ vs Newstalk’: ‘Fearless’ Seán O’Rourke on replacing Pat Kenny

The new Today presenter has insisted he has no fears about his new role and tells TheJournal.ie about focussing on his own game and ironing his own shirts.

RTÉ Radio chief: ‘We’ve looked under every stone to try and make savings’

Jim Jennings tells TheJournal.ie about how he replaced Pat Kenny and what needs to be done to get more female voices on the radio.

Media - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fox News mocks Chelsea Manning with “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” Chelsea Manning

Fox News mocks Chelsea Manning with “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)”

The cable news network’s Fox and Friends show trailed a piece on the use of female pronouns for the jailed Wikileaks informant with the Aerosmith hit.

Who is your favourite Twitter user?

A new awards ceremony will honour those who inspire and inform through 140 characters.

Media - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny on revealing his salary: ‘I don’t have to, I’m not going to, that’s the new world!’ Moving

Pat Kenny on revealing his salary: ‘I don’t have to, I’m not going to, that’s the new world!’

The broadcaster said he did not contact Denis O’Brien prior to his appointment, stating “You don’t go into someone and say ‘I’m great, why don’t you hire me’.”

From The Daily Edge Pat Kenny has a support line for listeners lost without him Pat Support

Pat Kenny has a support line for listeners lost without him

It’s called Pat Support. This is not a joke.

Media - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

New York Times website down in ‘malicious’ attack

The New York Times said it is working to fix the problem which it said was down to an external attack.

From TheJournal.ie More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home Viewing Habits

More than 85% of people still watch TV content on their televisions at home

Research by Ipsos MRBI states people are still traditional in how they watch TV programming.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte: I’ve no concerns about Denis O’Brien’s invite to Irish economic forum Media Ownership

Pat Rabbitte: I’ve no concerns about Denis O’Brien’s invite to Irish economic forum

The Communications Minister was asked this morning if he was equating media magnate Denis O’Brien with China. He denied he was.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We don’t have cavemen here’: Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge Broadcasting Charge

‘We don’t have cavemen here’: Property tax register may be used for broadcast charge

Pat Rabbitte has expressed some scepticism that there are people in Ireland who don’t access public service content at all.