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# press-council-of-ireland - Monday 31 July, 2017

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

BBC presenter Vanessa Feltz has described the column as “horrifying racism”.

# press-council-of-ireland - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister

Communications Minister Denis Naughten sounded a warning bell on responsible reporting at Press Council of Ireland report.

# press-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Press Council looking for a new chairperson - no media figures may apply

The journalism standards body also has openings for two council members who must also be from outside the industry.

# press-council-of-ireland - 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’.

# press-council-of-ireland - Friday 28 March, 2014

From Business ETC The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year Leaving

The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year

John Horgan will step down from the role in September.

# press-council-of-ireland - Monday 27 May, 2013

67pc increase in volume of complaints to Press Ombudsman

John Horgan’s report for 2012 shows two articles were responsible for a significant surge of complaints to his office.

# press-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action

O’Brien was awarded €150,000 in damages in relation to an article by journalist Paul Drury published in the Irish Daily Mail.

# press-council-of-ireland - 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.

# press-council-of-ireland - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman

Ireland’s Press Ombudsman John Horgan appeared before the Leveson inquiry into media ethics yesterday to discuss press regulation.

# press-council-of-ireland - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Press Ombudsman to give evidence at Leveson inquiry

John Horgan will appear before the inquiry into media ethics in the UK next week.

# press-council-of-ireland - Monday 28 May, 2012

'Odious practices' exposed by Leveson not present in Ireland - Rabbitte

The annual report of the Press Council of Ireland and the Press Ombudsman was launched in Dublin today with the Leveson inquiry featuring heavily.

# press-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

BAI considering proposals over introduction of register of journalists' interest

Broadcast personnel with an editorial role in news and current affairs may have to provide details of financial and commercial relationships.

# press-council-of-ireland - Friday 6 May, 2011

UK press watchdog to regulate press Twitter feeds but no plans for it in Ireland Twitter This post contains a poll

UK press watchdog to regulate press Twitter feeds but no plans for it in Ireland

The body wants each newspaper in the UK to draw up a Twitter policy but there are no plans to do a similar thing in Ireland according to the Press Council.