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#Online News

# online-news - Thursday 14 June, 2018

TheJournal.ie is the most popular online Irish news source for the second year in a row

Over a third of Irish news consumers checked TheJournal.ie this week according to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report.

# online-news - Thursday 22 June, 2017

TheJournal.ie is now the main online news source for Irish people Bai

TheJournal.ie is now the main online news source for Irish people

A third of the Irish market checked TheJournal.ie this week according to Reuters Institute Digital News Report.

# online-news - Friday 12 August, 2016

Ireland's young people read less online news than any other EU country (but they love Facebook)

A new survey of internet habits across Europe is quite revealing.

# online-news - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From Business ETC Satirical site The Onion is now worth more than most of the real news outlets it mocks Seriously Though

# online-news - Monday 1 April, 2013

Announcement: TheJournal.ie opens up its newsroom to readers

Help us to become #IRELAND’S BIGGEST NEWSROOM.

# online-news - Friday 24 June, 2011

Mock Irish Times front page pulled from online edition

Front page marking end of Geraldine Kennedy’s editorship of the paper mistakenly went online this morning.

# online-news - Monday 18 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Pulitzer Prize winners for 2011 unveiled Award

Pulitzer Prize winners for 2011 unveiled

Names of this year’s award-winning journalists, photographers and writers has been released and includes, for the first time ever, recognition for work not produced in print.

# online-news - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

From Business ETC More people get news online than through newspapers: Survey Media

More people get news online than through newspapers: Survey

More people accessed news online than through newspapers last year – for the first time ever – according to a new survey by the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism.

# online-news - Monday 15 November, 2010

Newsweek staffer's internet revolt against Daily Beast merger

As Newsweek.com gets its marching orders, disgruntled employee launches online rant.

# online-news - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

THE TIMES has lost nearly 90% of its online traffic following the decision to up a paywall.

In the space of just three weeks, the Times has seen its online traffic plummet as readers shy away from the demand to register and pay for content.

Unregistered visitors to the site are automatically directed to the Times membership page – which kindly offers an online video tour of both the Times and Sunday Times websites.

Here, between snippets of rousing guitar music and webpage montages, happy-looking journalists scramble over each other to explain why reading news online is much better than reading it from newspapers. And it’s not just journalists; even some politicians turn up to give their tuppence, which is lucky for people who want to see more of that kind of thing.

The argument seems to stand strong at first. The mix of music, smiling people, commanding voices, politics, touches of newspaper history, and (sort of) passable graphics all strive to come together to say: This is it, welcome to the future!

But then the video ends… and reader’s enthusiasm begins to sag slightly.

This is right about the same time as they realise that at no point during the exhilarating guitar solos or energetic testimonies from columnists or inspired talk about the future of the world… was there any mention about why you ought pay for it.

Nice try, though.