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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.

Media - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending Greece

RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending

ERT will cease operations for three months, and is likely to reopen with only a fraction of its current workforce of 2,800.

Media - Friday 31 May, 2013

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers Exclusive

Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.

Media - Monday 27 May, 2013

67pc increase in volume of complaints to Press Ombudsman

John Horgan’s report for 2012 shows two articles were responsible for a significant surge of complaints to his office.

Media - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

RTE stars paid “too much” says station boss

RTE director general Noel Curran said further cost reductions will be introduced next year.

Media - Monday 20 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Alanis Morissette to star in new film about Irish architect You Oughta Know This post contains videos

Alanis Morissette to star in new film about Irish architect

She’s signed on to work with Irish director Mary McGuckian.

Media - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea Hot Tea

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea

Irish tea drinkers, note: the beverage can give you “an edge in the bedroom”, apparently.

Media - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Managing Director Clare Duignan leaves RTÉ Radio

Clare Duignan has decided not to renew her contract at the broadcaster.

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government’s snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie TV3 unveils major expansion of its news website – including rolling news The News

TV3 unveils major expansion of its news website – including rolling news

TV3′s news website will now have a rolling live stream of news as well as hourly bulletins presented by its news anchors.

Media - Monday 13 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year Retiring

Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year

As the first woman to anchor a daily network TV news show, the 83-year-old was a pioneer who interviewed some of the biggest names in politics and the world of celebrity.

Media - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan

The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.

Media - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize tape of RTÉ interview with Waterford sexual abuse suspect Waterford

Gardaí seize tape of RTÉ interview with Waterford sexual abuse suspect

The tape was handed over by the State broadcaster following a court order.

From TheJournal.ie This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012 Spreading The News

This amazing magazine cover is officially the best of 2012

New York Magazine photographers took ‘between 2,000 and 2,500 shots’ during Hurricane Sandy. This was the best.

From The Score Sky Sports signs four-year RaboDirect Pro12 deal Television Rights

Sky Sports signs four-year RaboDirect Pro12 deal

The subscription channel will begin broadcasting matches at the start of the 2014/15 season.

Media - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Independent radio stations tell Rabbitte: Don’t let RTE monopolise the airwaves Tensions

Independent radio stations tell Rabbitte: Don’t let RTE monopolise the airwaves

“Despite the fact that RTE is a minority player in terms of audience they hold a virtual stranglehold on public funding from the licence fee”.