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Media - Friday 17 January, 2014

BAI upholds part of complaint about Newstalk ‘attack’ on Taoiseach

The complaint related to comments made on the broadcaster’s breakfast show about Kenny’s decision not to take part in a debate on the Seanad referendum.

Media - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ says ‘curing gays’ tweet was taken the wrong way The God Slot

RTÉ says ‘curing gays’ tweet was taken the wrong way

A Twitter account for an RTÉ Radio religious programme asked if ‘gays can be cured’, sparking outrage on Twitter.

Media - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources Reliable Sources

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

Media - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Sherlock season 3 finale generates more than quarter of a million tweets Miss Me?

Sherlock season 3 finale generates more than quarter of a million tweets

There were almost 10.5K tweets per minute at the peak.

Media - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian

It is not clear why the move was taken as there has been little written about the country in recent days.

Media - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

Media - Friday 20 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition Debate

BAI upholds complaint about abortion coverage on RTÉ’s Morning Edition

The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.

Media - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Walking Dead creator says he’s owed millions of dollars Frank Darabont

Walking Dead creator says he’s owed millions of dollars

Frank Darabont says he hasn’t seen a penny in profits.

Media - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud Courts This post contains images

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud

They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.

Media - Friday 13 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four out of five Irish TV viewers are offended by rape and cruelty scenes Telly Addicts

Four out of five Irish TV viewers are offended by rape and cruelty scenes

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has found that Ireland’s attitude to television is changing.

Media - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Score New Zealand website URL changed to wwwwwwwwwwwwww.allblacks.com Modesty

New Zealand website URL changed to wwwwwwwwwwwwww.allblacks.com

The extra ‘w’s’ signify the All Blacks’ 14 successive wins in 2013.

From The Daily Edge Blunder on Six One news reveals how tiny the studio actually is The Fourth Wall

Blunder on Six One news reveals how tiny the studio actually is

How many more lies are they telling us?

The Guardian’s former investigations editor to discuss press freedom with VinB

David Leigh retired last April and his illustrious career included a 1995 TV documentary which led to the jailing of a former defence minister.

Media - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Son fails in legal bid to change ‘Death Match’ newspaper article World War II

Son fails in legal bid to change ‘Death Match’ newspaper article

A Ukranian told the European Court of Human Rights that his country had failed to protect his reputation.

Media - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Score Pepsi forced to apologise for Cristiano Ronaldo voodoo doll C-Ron

Media - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Beautiful Payday as Bono set for multi-million dollar windfall from magazine sale Beautiful Payday

Beautiful Payday as Bono set for multi-million dollar windfall from magazine sale

The rock star’s Elevation Partners is the preferred shareholder in the magazine.

Media - Monday 18 November, 2013

Dermot Desmond to significantly increase share in INM INM

Dermot Desmond to significantly increase share in INM

Desmond will increase his ownership from 6.4 per cent to 15 per cent as the company announced that it is to raise €40 million from investors.

Media - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie World Press Photo exhibition coming to Dublin for first time in over 20 years Photojournalism This post contains images

World Press Photo exhibition coming to Dublin for first time in over 20 years

The impressive images will be shown at the CHQ Building in Dublin’s Docklands.

Media - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From The Score Sky Sports could bid for GAA championship rights Top Top Point

Sky Sports could bid for GAA championship rights

Croke Park chief Peter McKenna admits the British broadcasting giant could air hurling and Gaelic football games in the future.

Media - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan ‘millions of books’

A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.

Media - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

BAI to discuss report on the future funding of public service broadcasting today

A report on the future funding of public service broadcasting, RTÉ and TG4 will be discussed today.

Media - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The Score Sky shares slump as BT win Champions League rights in UK Skyfall

Sky shares slump as BT win Champions League rights in UK

Where does your satellite sport subscription go now?

Media - Saturday 9 November, 2013

How an Irish student scored an interview with David Carr

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some career advice to boot.

Media - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Caitríona Perry is RTÉ’s new Washington correspondent

Perry, who has been working for RTÉ since 2007, will replace Richard Downes in the Washington post.

From TheJournal.ie BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment BAI Says No

BAI reject complaint by Direct Democracy Ireland alleging unfair treatment

DDI had complained that LMFM had created the impression that Ben Gilroy had expressed anti-English sentiments at an abandoned distressed property auction.

Media - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘UTV Ireland’ promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps New Channel

‘UTV Ireland’ promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps

The media company has announced plans to go head to head with RTÉ and TV3 as it launches a new Dublin-based TV station.

Media - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012 TV3

TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012

The company says that while revenues are down, they have outperformed the advertising industry as a whole.

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.