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Media - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ delivers a pre-tax surplus for the first time since 2007 Back In Black

RTÉ delivers a pre-tax surplus for the first time since 2007

The company returned a surplus of €1.1 million, despite a drop in commercial revenues.

Media - Monday 23 June, 2014

Media - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman Regulation

Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman

Feeney worked at RTE for years and had been tipped as one of the favourites to take over the role.

Media - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Vincent Browne tried to work through pneumonia and ended up in hospital

He’ll be off our screens until 8 September.

Media - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The42 Sky Sports are launching a new channel dedicated to European football Telly Wars

Sky Sports are launching a new channel dedicated to European football

And it’s not going to cost you anything.

Media - Sunday 1 June, 2014

The tweet that took two months to create… and got zero retweets

Welcome to the new world of brands in digital.

Media - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Press Council wants to “embrace new as well as legacy media”

Chairman says the move of TheJournal.ie into the Council – a first for a major online publication – shows belief that best practice in journalism is ‘platform-neutral’.

Media - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie TV3 asked billionaire Donald Trump about Kim Kardashian and crying The Trump Effect

TV3 asked billionaire Donald Trump about Kim Kardashian and crying

He also thinks that Michael Noonan is “terrific”.

Media - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The New York Times fires executive editor Jill Abramson

Dean Baquet takes over the top spot – making him the first African American to hold the position.

Media - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

UTV Ireland’s schedule is starting to take shape…

It includes Midsomer Murders, the Cube and Foyle’s War.

Media - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Five top execs ditch TV3 for new UTV Ireland

UTV Ireland, which is set to start broadcasting in early 2015, said recruitment is going exceptionally well.

Media - Monday 12 May, 2014

New head of RTÉ One comes from independent sector

Adrian Lynch is currently MD of Animo TV, which has produced many popular shows for RTÉ including Celebrity Bainisteoir and Secret Millionaire.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 6 things I hate about restaurants Opinion

Column: 6 things I hate about restaurants

Restaurant critic Ross Golden-Bannon reveals his pet hates cultivated as a restaurant critic and food writer

Media - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said ‘knackers’ on the Late Late

The BAI agreed with RTÉ that the word has a broader meaning.

Complaints about RTÉ’s Panti apology have been rejected by the BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that making an apology was an editorial decision and not one for them to decide upon.

Media - Monday 5 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage Election 2014

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage

European elections candidate Bríd Smith believes that RTÉ “deliberately” cut her from a news report.

Media - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: How we lost our shame of being glued to the TV Opinion

Column: How we lost our shame of being glued to the TV

The small screen, once home to has-been actors and low-budget dross, has been revolutionised, writes Dave Winterlich.

Media - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Today’s radio listenership figures: The winners and losers Radio Wars

Today’s radio listenership figures: The winners and losers

How’s Pat getting on at Newstalk? Is Ryan Tubridy winning his listeners back? And is everyone listening to Ronan Collins?

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry Media Wars This post contains videos

This is the Newstalk ad RTÉ refused to carry

It’s all terribly dramatic.

Media - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of ‘freeloader’ commenters

The former columnist told Today Fm that it became clear that their was “no place at the paper for divergent views like mine”.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years Gone

Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years

Paxman will present his last edition of the late-night news programme in June.

From TheJournal.ie What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman? Situation Vacant

What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman?

The Press Council is advertising for a new Press Ombudsman ahead of the departure of John Horgan.

Media - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The42 GAAGO – the new GAA streaming service – will sponsor the Football Championship Money Talks

Media - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: The digital world can support journalism – but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

Media - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

ASAI rules that Paddy Power’s controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

Media - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk… Broadcast Wars

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk…

…but RTE says that’s not exactly what’s happening.

From The42 Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season French Rugby

Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season

The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.

Media - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs

Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.

Media - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Be honest, GAA, the Sky deal IS about cash…

…but this might not be a Bad Thing.

Media - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of ‘making up’ quotes from her Missing Flight

Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of ‘making up’ quotes from her

Aishah Zaharie is quoted by the paper as calling her father ‘disturbed’ but she claims the paper invented her words.

Media - Friday 28 March, 2014

The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year

John Horgan will step down from the role in September.

From TheJournal.ie John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times Gone

John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times

A spokesperson for Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan said Waters had “decided to stop contributing columns”.

Media - Thursday 27 March, 2014

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn’t being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’ Fair And Balanced This post contains videos

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn’t being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

Media - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been ‘foolhardy’ Legal Advice

RTÉ bosses say that fighting Pantigate action would have been ‘foolhardy’

RTÉ’s top brass faced the Oireachtas Communications Committee today with defamation laws on the agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with ‘baseless speculation’ Journalism

Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with ‘baseless speculation’

The founder of Storyful was critical of how broadcasters filled programmes with discussion and conspiracy theories in lieu of facts.

Media - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio Radiodays

Taoiseach: Enough banks and bailouts, we need more good news on the radio

Enda Kenny also called for more coverage of European affairs.

Media - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Almost half of people check the news ‘within an hour’ of waking up – study

73 per cent of those surveyed said that they feel they know more due to the widespread availability of news.

Media - Thursday 13 March, 2014

George Lee, RTÉ’s new Agriculture Correspondent: Both my parents are from farms

We don’t know about you, but we’re looking forward to seeing the former Fine Gael TD in his wellies.

Media - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Anti-Pantigate’ bill tabled in the Dáil to stop “the litigious and thin-skinned” What Is Offence?

‘Anti-Pantigate’ bill tabled in the Dáil to stop “the litigious and thin-skinned”

Stephen Donnelly says that he feels broadcasters are already being more cautious as a result of the controversy.

Media - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Independent News and Media chief executive to step down later this year INM

Independent News and Media chief executive to step down later this year

Vincent Crowley has worked with the media giant for more than two decades.