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Media - Friday 22 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media Social Media

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media

Transport and Communications joint committee has launched a public consultation process to explore the use – and abuse – of social media. (And you can participate through social media).

Media - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012

Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.

Media - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swedish queen lodges press complaint over swastika cartoon Sweden

Swedish queen lodges press complaint over swastika cartoon

The German-born Queen Silvia files a complaint with the Press Council over a satirical cartoon published last year.

Media - Monday 18 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BBC journalists on 24-hour strike BBC

BBC journalists on 24-hour strike

Staff walked out at midnight in protest at compulsory redundancies.

Media - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Timeline: Race and advertising in America

Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.

Media - Friday 15 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photo of Gaza burial wins prestigious press award Photography

Photo of Gaza burial wins prestigious press award

The winners of the World Press Photo contest were announced this morning.

Media - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien awarded €150k in damages in defamation case against newspaper Defamation

Denis O’Brien awarded €150k in damages in defamation case against newspaper

Businessman Denis O’Brien has been awarded damages following his defamation case against the Irish Daily Mail.

Media - Monday 11 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How social media connected people in the US snowstorm Snowtorious Big

How social media connected people in the US snowstorm

“I guess what’s better is that you are not sitting here waiting for the 6 o’clock news, waiting to find out what’s going on.”

Media - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

RTÉ ‘delighted’ with 18.6k audience for first week of Morning Edition

Audiences fluctuated for the first week of the morning news show, averaging out at 18,600 per broadcast.

Media - Monday 4 February, 2013

Press Ombudsman upholds Healy Eames complaint about Kenya trip

The Irish Daily Mail was found to have breached the Press Council code of ethics three times last August.

Pics, video: New look Prime Time starts on RTÉ One tonight

Claire Byrne and Pat Kenny are recruited to the Prime Time team, joining Miriam O’Callaghan for the now thrice-weekly show.

Media - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Radio listenership figures released; everyone claims to be happy

The latest JNLR figures are out, and predictably enough, every radio station has found something to be positive about.

BAI upholds another three complaints against TV3 ‘psychics’ show

The latest batch of broadcasting complaints includes five against Psychic Readings Live, with three upheld in full or in part.

From The Score IRFU double down with November deals for RTÉ and Sky Cha-ching!

IRFU double down with November deals for RTÉ and Sky

Ireland’s November rugby internationals from 2014 will also be shown on Sky Sports as part of a new four-year deal.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Presidency launch sustainable EU cities initiative European City

Irish Presidency launch sustainable EU cities initiative

The main purpose of the RFSC site was to guide citizens to do things in a better way that will benefit all of society

Media - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks 15th on latest global Press Freedom Index Press Freedom

Ireland ranks 15th on latest global Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders says Finland has the greatest press freedom, while Eritrea remains at the bottom.

Media - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Unflippinbelievable! Sarah Palin dropped by Fox News Palin Out

Unflippinbelievable! Sarah Palin dropped by Fox News

The former vice presidential candidate and Tea Party favourite has been dropped by the US broadcaster.

Media - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Late Late’ launches new initiative to showcase Irish musical talent New Music

‘Late Late’ launches new initiative to showcase Irish musical talent

RTÉ’s flagship show is opening its floor to bands who do not have managers, publicists or record deals.

Media - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Union flag pages under review as Facebook receives court order Flegs

Union flag pages under review as Facebook receives court order

A number of protest pages are currently unavailable in the UK as Facebook carries out its investigation.

Report recommends giving EU power to protect media freedom

A report commissioned by the European Commission also suggests each country should borrow Ireland’s model for media regulation.

Media - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Irish Daily Star re-appoints former editor and moves to Independent HQ

Ger Colleran back in the editorial hot seat as Star moves to Talbot Street – and Sunday World MD doubles up his role to take over managing director job there too.

Media - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BBC presenter Andrew Marr hospitalised following stroke BBC

BBC presenter Andrew Marr hospitalised following stroke

The former political editor of the UK broadcaster was hospitalised yesterday where doctors confirmed he has suffered a stroke.

Media - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From The Score McIlroy says goodbye to Jumeirah ahead of Nike switch Money Talks

McIlroy says goodbye to Jumeirah ahead of Nike switch

The announcement paves the way for McIlroy’s big money move to Nike, which is expected to be announced early next week.

Media - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Trouble ahead for Wikipedia over loss of editors – study

Authors of the study believe it is the site’s own rules that is impacting contributor numbers.

Media - Friday 4 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us? Opinion

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.

NNI: No objection to newspaper content “being used for personal use”

Statement from National Newspapers of Ireland does reiterate stance that “display and transmission of links does constitute an infringement of copyright” unless for personal use.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The Sun’ places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy Falklands

‘The Sun’ places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy

The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’

Media - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America

The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.

Media - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Imagine Peace’ – Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times Yoko Ono

Media - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Which TV show was most watched on Christmas Day? Christmas Telly

Which TV show was most watched on Christmas Day?

Clue: It features Brendan O’Carroll in drag.

Media - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Change of CEO in Denis O’Brien’s radio group

Communicorp announced Gervaise Slowey as the new head of its radio group, replacing Paddy Halpenny.

Media - Friday 21 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list Bai

Psychic Readings Live top broadcasting complaints list

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland upheld four complaints and resolved one complaint.

Media - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Official report finds ‘critical lack of leadership’ in BBC over Savile BBC

Official report finds ‘critical lack of leadership’ in BBC over Savile

The decision to drop an investigation into sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile was “flawed”, according to an investigator.

Media - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

RTÉ reveals new presenter for morning news programme

Keelin Shanley will front a new morning news programme on RTÉ One television and RTÉ News Now in the new year.

From The Score Oakley is reportedly suing Rory McIlroy and Nike, hoping to hold up their $200m endorsement deal Swoosh

Media - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The Score Latest round of European rugby talks end in stalemate Stakeholders

Latest round of European rugby talks end in stalemate

Chairman Jean-Pierre Lux called the latest impasse ‘extremely disappointing’.

EU court set to reject FIFA complaint about World Cup TV rights

The European Court of Justice has been advised to reject a complaint over the provision of free-to-air football tournaments.

Media - Monday 10 December, 2012

Love/Hate to air on American online video service HULU

RTÉ has announced that the hit drama will be now available to audiences in the United States.

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

Paul Maguire, who won awards for his Prime Time Investigates reports, is to take over new section.

Media - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and ’70s mens’ mags Vintage

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and ’70s mens’ mags

“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”