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#Journalism

# journalism - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

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.

# journalism - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Guess where Ireland ranks in the world in terms of press freedom... Free Speech

Guess where Ireland ranks in the world in terms of press freedom...

Hint: We’re doing better than countries like China and North Korea.

# journalism - Thursday 6 February, 2014

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional Cover Story This post contains images

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional

It started as a five-page supplement in the 60s. And is now a publishing phenomenon.

# journalism - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated. Stranger Than Fiction

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# journalism - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva Press Pit

Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva

UN security guards have had to step in on occasion as reporters fling slurs and abuse across press room.

# journalism - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed Mayo

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

# journalism - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Up to 50 journalists to lose jobs as Dublin office faces closure Newspapers

Up to 50 journalists to lose jobs as Dublin office faces closure

Real-time Editing & Design is set to close after Independent Newspapers informed them they would not be renewing their contract.

# journalism - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation' War Reporting

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# journalism - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'Reckless journalism' could affect Thomas Byrne's prison safety, claims lawyer Thomas Byrne

'Reckless journalism' could affect Thomas Byrne's prison safety, claims lawyer

A number of newspaper reports claiming that Byrne had acted on behalf of suspected criminal figures were rejected in court today.

# journalism - 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.

# journalism - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Banner tactics, Ali, Lineker on MOTD; it’s the week’s best sports writing

Put the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.

# journalism - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Should we direct our distaste at airhead figures like Roz Flanagan – or the system that creates them? Column

Should we direct our distaste at airhead figures like Roz Flanagan – or the system that creates them?

A profile piece on one of TV3′s “Dublin Housewives” caused quite a stir yesterday. And what a convenient place to direct the mob’s ire; an over-privileged reality TV star rather than our own imbalanced society, writes Lisa McInereny.

# journalism - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray RIP This post contains videos

RTÉ's moving obituary piece on the life and career of Colm Murray

The much-loved sports broadcaster has died aged 61 following a battle against motor neurone disease.

# journalism - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination Anniversary This post contains images

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.

# journalism - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe Corruption

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe

The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.

# journalism - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# journalism - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured Syria

Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured

The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.

# journalism - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries Press Freedom

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

# journalism - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan Journalism

Irish journalist Declan Walsh ordered to leave Pakistan

The former Sunday Business Post journalist has been Pakistan bureau chief for the New York Times since January 2012.

# journalism - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: I'm a pro-choice TD and I’ve never pretended to be anything else Opinion

Column: I'm a pro-choice TD and I’ve never pretended to be anything else

Labour TD Anne Ferris says a Sunday Independent article ‘revealing’ her beliefs about abortion is irrelevant because she has gone on public record expressing her pro-choice beliefs.

From The Daily Edge 11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful Read All About It

11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful

What would we do without stories involving ‘poo thieves’?

# journalism - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’ Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

# journalism - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme Broadcasting

Broadcasting Authority launches €30,000 community scheme

The scheme allows broadcastors to evaluate their services on issues like targeting the audience in their franchise area.

# journalism - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie International students flock to Greece to study crisis Greece

International students flock to Greece to study crisis

The country has become a case study for those studying economics, political science and journalism.

# journalism - Friday 8 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Seven former 'Sunday Tribune' journalists receive redundancy pay Journalism

Seven former 'Sunday Tribune' journalists receive redundancy pay

The newspaper claimed that the seven writers were freelancers, but the Labour Relations Commission found otherwise.

# journalism - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe NOTW

Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe

Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.

# journalism - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media Deaf Community

Ireland's Deaf community feels neglected by media

With over 92,000 people in Ireland who are Deaf or have a hearing disability, are we ignoring an large proportion of our society?

# journalism - 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.

# journalism - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America News Media

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.

# journalism - Friday 28 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Burma to allow daily private newspapers Burma

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

# journalism - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses Journalism

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?

# journalism - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit RTÉ

New editor named for RTÉ Investigations Unit

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

# journalism - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012 Advertising This post contains videos

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

# journalism - Monday 12 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story BBC

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story

An internal investigation at the BBC has found “basic” journalistic failures in a news report which wrongly accused a senior politician of child abuse.

# journalism - Friday 2 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie and TheScore.ie scoop three awards Gong Gong Gong This post contains images

TheJournal.ie and TheScore.ie scoop three awards

eircom Spiders call TheJournal.ie Best Mobile App 2012; Irish Web Awards make us their Best Web-Only Publication and TheScore.ie their Best Sports Site. Aw shucks.

# journalism - Sunday 28 October, 2012

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Lance, Keane and Frankel. Get the kettle on and your feet up… here’s some of our favourite writing form the past week.

# journalism - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up Ch-ch-ch-changes

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# journalism - Monday 22 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Read all about it: Superman quits journalism Late Extra

Read all about it: Superman quits journalism

Clark Kent quits the Daily Planet, citing frustration with its new conglomerate owners, in a new Superman out this week.

# journalism - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Interview: How I know human decency trumps politics – Fr Brian D’Arcy Read Me

Interview: How I know human decency trumps politics – Fr Brian D’Arcy

Priest and journalist Father Brian D’Arcy discusses how politics and religion were always intertwined in his life, even as a young boy.