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Media - Friday 9 August, 2013

Evening Herald editor Claire Grady to take top job at Irish Independent

Grady will be the first female editor at the Irish Independent with INM also announcing Ian Mallon as head of news.

From TheJournal.ie Tubridy: Twitter was an ego trip for me and I’m not going back to it Tubs On Twitter

Tubridy: Twitter was an ego trip for me and I’m not going back to it

The RTÉ broadcaster also said he will bring a “new buzz” to the Late Late Show when it returns in September.

Media - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Miriam on replacing Pat Kenny: ‘I haven’t actually thought about it’ RTÉ

Miriam on replacing Pat Kenny: ‘I haven’t actually thought about it’

Miriam O’Callaghan claims she hasn’t even thought about filling in for the departed Pat Kenny on his lucrative mid-morning slot on RTÉ Radio One.

Tubridy: Others might be tempted to leave RTÉ after Pat Kenny departure

The Late Late Show host confirmed that he is not looking to leave the State broadcaster but admitted that others might be.

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule Coming Soon

Love/Hate, Mad Men, and Tubridy: RTE announces its new schedule

The national broadcaster’s autumn schedule includes Des Bishop going to China, a new Gabriel Byrne thriller, and a look at the biggest labour dispute in Irish history.

Just a third of voices on radio news and current affairs are female

Two academics carried out a week-long survey of news and current affairs output from RTÉ, Newstalk and Today FM earlier this year.

Media - Monday 5 August, 2013

Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies Radio This post contains videos

Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies

Gallico was a newsreader on the famous Radio Nova in Dublin in the 1980s and was instantly recognisable from his deep, booming American voice.

Media - Sunday 4 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New app spills the secrets and hidden stories of Dublin Dubline

New app spills the secrets and hidden stories of Dublin

Each story on the Dubline Storymap is told by a different local person.

From TheJournal.ie For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God VINB

For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God

‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.

Media - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why Pat Kenny is worth every cent – and more Opinion

Column: Why Pat Kenny is worth every cent – and more

The haters will hate, and the begrudgers will begrudge, but Pat Kenny’s million-euro move to Newstalk was a stroke of genius by the independent broadcaster, writes Paul Allen.

Media - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny on his Newstalk move: ‘The money is not the overriding factor’ Pat Kenny This post contains videos

Pat Kenny on his Newstalk move: ‘The money is not the overriding factor’

The broadcaster has been speaking to Newstalk about his shock decision to leave RTÉ and join the radio station.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk Moving This post contains videos

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

Media - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Stunt politics and shenanigans in the Seanad Opinion

Column: Stunt politics and shenanigans in the Seanad

With some in the Seanad behaving like they at auditions for the Muppet Show, before the public gets to vote on its future, senators did little to encourage us to save their bacon, writes Paul Allen.

Media - Friday 26 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial DSK

Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial

Prosecutors called for the charges to be dropped but investigating magistrates have decided he should face trial.

Media - Thursday 25 July, 2013

TV3 staff warned of disciplinary action over leaks of possible schedule changes Exclusive

Emails were circulated to all staff today, after reports that the broadcaster is considering sweeping changes to its roster of in-house productions.

Media - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog Broadcasting

Complaint about ‘unfair’ Liveline interview with priest upheld by watchdog

The priest went on air to defend an article he had written about Enda Kenny in Alive! newspaper.

Media - Friday 19 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie JK Rowling ‘angry’ after her law firm admits leaking her alter ego Robert Galbraith

JK Rowling ‘angry’ after her law firm admits leaking her alter ego

The Sunday Times newspaper revealed that the ‘Harry Potter’ author had penned the book under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Media - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Public Service Broadcasting Charge to be introduced in January 2015

The new charge will replace the television licence fee.

Media - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two top Irish chefs encourage others to ‘tear up’ TripAdvisor award certs Tripadvisor

Two top Irish chefs encourage others to ‘tear up’ TripAdvisor award certs

Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain and Oliver Dunne of Bon Appétit dumped their certs of ‘excellence’, criticising the anonymous nature of posters on the ratings site.

Media - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

Media - Sunday 30 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Observer newspaper pulls front page story about the NSA Oops

Observer newspaper pulls front page story about the NSA

The source quoted in the front page story has become known for his views that US President Barack Obama is secretly gay and that the Boston bombing suspects were government agents.

Media - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 10 most pirated shows on television Downloaded

Here are the 10 most pirated shows on television

Game of Thrones, Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory all make the list.

Media - Friday 28 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy ‘butt plugs’ complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog Unplugged

Ryan Tubridy ‘butt plugs’ complaint resolved by broadcasting watchdog

The BAI received a complaint over an item on Tubridy’s 2FM show discussing the use of sex toys.

Media - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The Score Day of free Premier League coverage for Sky subscribers as battle lines drawn with BT Media Wars

Day of free Premier League coverage for Sky subscribers as battle lines drawn with BT

And the broadcasters have revamped their football schedule for the coming season.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint that Joe Duffy ‘harrassed a priest on air’ upheld by watchdog Liveline

Complaint that Joe Duffy ‘harrassed a priest on air’ upheld by watchdog

The Broadcasting Association of Ireland upheld two complaints about Joe Duffy’s Liveline radio show on 5 March this year.

Media - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

TV3 denies that Fionnan Sheahan is banned from the Vincent Browne show

The Irish Independent claimed today that its political editor has been banned from the programme following a heated exchange between the pair on Monday.

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

Media - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Here’s how the world has covered the Anglo Tapes

David Drumm, John Bowe and Peter Fitzgerald have been making the news worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Would you take on Vincent Browne? Calm Down

Would you take on Vincent Browne?

This man did…

Media - Monday 24 June, 2013

The editor of the Irish Independent has been promoted – after nine months

Stephen Rae will be the Editor in Chief of the the Irish Independent, Sunday Independent and the Herald.

Facebook working on mobile news reader

Flipboard competitor in the works.

Media - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie US celebrity chef dropped from tv after racist remarks Racism

US celebrity chef dropped from tv after racist remarks

Paula Deen put up a YouTube video asking her family and fans to forgive her for using “hurtful language”

From TheJournal.ie The most common excuses Irish people give for not paying their tv licence Excuses Excuses

The most common excuses Irish people give for not paying their tv licence

“Oh, I don’t live here, I’m just visiting a friend.”

Media - Friday 21 June, 2013

From The Score ‘Rooting for the Wallabies’ ad causes controversy in Oz ahead of first Test Lions 2013

Media - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Síle Seoige is axed from Newstalk Radio Silence

Síle Seoige is axed from Newstalk

The station says it is reacting to audience research and will replace Seoige’s show with Bobby Kerr.

From TheJournal.ie Group buys Sunday Business Post for €750,000 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.

Media - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎ Greece

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

The top administrative court in Greece has “temporarily” cancelled the government’s shock decision to close state broadcaster ERT.

Media - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former NHS employee arrested in media conduct probe Elveden

Former NHS employee arrested in media conduct probe

The 52-year-old woman was arrested at her home this morning.

Media - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish journalists plan protest over shutdown of Greek broadcaster Austerity

Irish journalists plan protest over shutdown of Greek broadcaster

The solidarity demonstration coincides with a 24-hour general strike in Greece – the country’s third this year.

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air Shut Down This post contains videos

This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air

The Greek government has shut down state broadcaster ERT’s TV and radio stations, with the loss of nearly 3,000 jobs, in order to save money.