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Media - Today’s News

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Media - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

TV3′s new soap Red Rock has been awarded €800,000 in BAI funding

The BAI is dolling out a total of €5.2 million to TV and radio projects.

From The Score Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries Notorious

Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries

The half-hour programmes will be aired from January.

Media - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Yoink! UTV Ireland have poached editor of RTÉ’s Six One

Marcus Lehnen will join the new station as head of news.

Media - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Áine Lawlor: ‘It’s not just a lack of women, we need more diversity in Irish media’

The RTÉ broadcaster said that news and current affairs in particular is an area that must change.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you listen to the new U2 album? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you listen to the new U2 album?

They’re literally giving it away.

Media - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

One of Ireland’s new radio Hall of Famers popularised death notices RIP

One of Ireland’s new radio Hall of Famers popularised death notices

“Shush! SHUSH! The death notices are on.”

Media - Thursday 28 August, 2014

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an ‘oppressive management culture’

The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

Independent News and Media sees headline profits surge

INM has doubled its net profits, despite taking an on-paper loss on its Australian interests.

Media - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job INM

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job

The former editor of The Herald is leaving INM with immediate effect.

Media - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

UTV boss expects to move into profit by end of 2015… (no pressure then, Pat)

UTV Ireland is due to go on air on 1 January. The group expects to move into profit in the second half of the year.

Media - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Voluntary redundancies at Sunday World and Herald under staff merger INM

Media - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

New York Times reports 54% drop in net income

Print ads are down as the company develops its digital strategy.

Media - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

The Sun criticised for ‘irresponsible’ front page of boy with ‘devil mark’

The newspaper, however, says it is conscious of the code and guidance around paying parents for stories.

Media - Sunday 27 July, 2014

RTÉ apologises for ‘confusion caused’ by Gaza woman footage

An online petition had claimed there was a misinterpretation of what a Palestinian woman said but the broadcaster said it was not meant as a direct translation/

Media - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

‘From time to time, we screw up’: Sky News reporter on picking up MH17 luggage

Colin Brazier has publicly apologised for the incident.

Media - Thursday 17 July, 2014

BBC to cut 415 news department jobs in latest austerity drive

Jobs cut linked to licence fee freeze, but News Director says 195 new roles will be created in restructuring.

Rupert Murdoch tried to buy Time Warner for $80bn. No deal, yet

He remains “determined” though.

Media - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: UPC says it won’t give out customer data for TV licence crackdown Telly

UPDATE: UPC says it won’t give out customer data for TV licence crackdown

Pat Rabbitte has got government approval for a new scheme aimed at tackling TV licence fee evasion.

Media - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin ‘niche’ radio licence Little Bit Country

Ten more years: Sunshine 106.8 gets to keep Dublin ‘niche’ radio licence

The station formerly known as ‘Dublin’s Country Mix’ has beaten out competition from a rival consortium and will continue to broadcast to the city and surrounds…

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 The Score 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”.

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