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Media - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

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.

Media - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced Chinese politician denies bribery and murder cover-up China

Disgraced Chinese politician denies bribery and murder cover-up

Prosecutors accused Bo Xilai of a villa in France, a hot-air balloon project and a football club.

Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble

Figures show almost one in eight copies of the Irish Independent is not actively purchased, as paper sales fall across the board.

Could anonymous comments be phased off the Internet? Verified This post contains a poll

Could anonymous comments be phased off the Internet?

The Huffington Post is planning to ban anonymous commenters.

Media - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives NSA Leaks

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives

The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said that senior government officials pressured his paper to destroy files related to its recent stories about the National Security Agency in the US.

Media - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London PRISM

Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London

Metropolitan Police confirmed that David Miranda, husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald, was held up as he passed through London’s Heathrow Airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin.

Media - Monday 12 August, 2013

UPC rolls out new Horizon TV but existing users must pay for upgrade

The Samsung manufactured set top boxes will provide customers with their TV, broadband and home phone services in one unit.

Media - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Who’s next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent Stateside

Who’s next? RTE looks to hire new Washington correspondent

Richard Downes’ time as Washington correspondent will end in September.

From TheJournal.ie Sean O’Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland RTÉ

Sean O’Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland

The change comes following Kenny’s shock announcement that he was leaving the state broadcaster after 41 years to join Newstalk.

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.