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# blogger - Monday 17 December, 2018

Dublin blogger and actor accused of online campaign of harassment against CBeebies presenter

Blogger, comedian and actress Frances Winston, 45, is accused of harassing CBeebies star Ferne Corrigan online.

# blogger - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dublin woman charged over alleged campaign of social media harassment against BBC presenter

The woman is alleged to have used “various social media platforms” to harass the CBeebies presenter.

# blogger - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I said the worst word I could possibly think of': YouTube star PewDiePie apologises

He said there was no excuse for using the word.

# blogger - Monday 11 September, 2017

Outrage after controversial YouTube star PewDiePie uses the N-word in latest video

Outrage after controversial YouTube star PewDiePie uses the N-word in latest video

It’s not the first time he has been accused of being racist.

# blogger - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Taoiseach says Minister Regina Doherty 'felt she was being harassed' by blogger

Answering questions in the Dáil today, Leo Varadkar said that it was a “private matter” between the Minister and the academic.

# blogger - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The advertising watchdog has handled its first complaint about a Snapchat influencer

Faces By Grace came under scrutiny over a post about a detox drink.

# blogger - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers F**king Cake

The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers

She’s back, and it’s reached even more people than last time.

# blogger - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

WATCH: Why this Instagram star revealed she was 'living a fake life'

She has deleted thousands of photos and quit social media.

# blogger - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Saudi court upholds 10 year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes for blogger

The father of two has been behind bars since 2012 for setting up the website ‘Saudi Arabian Liberals’.

# blogger - Monday 30 March, 2015

Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh

He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.

# blogger - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Google's blogging site is banning anything that resembles porn

Unless it’s artistic, then it’s fine.

# blogger - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Protest outside Saudi Embassy for blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

# blogger - Friday 16 January, 2015

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

# blogger - Friday 9 January, 2015

Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Raef Badawi has been behind bars since 2012.

# blogger - Friday 21 March, 2014

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks

The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.

# blogger - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Malala Yousafzai to visit Ireland next week

Malala Yousafzai is to receive the Tipperary International Peace Prize in honour of her campaign work to ensure girls’ access to education across the developing world.

From The Daily Edge King Joffrey had a very awkward encounter in Dublin Totes Awks

King Joffrey had a very awkward encounter in Dublin

ARGH. Also, he is turning down sex.

# blogger - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Internet censorship in China explained China This post contains videos

Video: Internet censorship in China explained

Blogger Michael Anti explains how the social media space works in a country where site like Twitter and Facebook are blocked.

# blogger - Thursday 7 June, 2012

China to tighten Internet control with new rules

China’s government plans to extend nationwide a requirement for microblog users to register with their real names as part of a sweeping update of rules governing the Internet.

# blogger - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Artist imagines Incredible Hulk's anatomy Hulky

Artist imagines Incredible Hulk's anatomy

If you have ever wondered what the real-life anatomy of the Incredible Hulk would be like, wonder no more. Someone has drawn it.

# blogger - Thursday 15 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: ESB workers to vote on strike action, is Norris preparing for one last tilt at the Áras? And Ireland’s newest blogger – you’ve probably heard of him…

# blogger - Friday 24 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge "Too salty": Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review Taiwan

"Too salty": Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review

Blogger’s review crossed the line, according to a Taiwanese judge.

# blogger - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Doubts over the identity of kidnapped Syrian blogger

Images used to portray the blogger Amina Arraf have been revealed as those of a London woman, who says she’s never met Arraf.

# blogger - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Gay Syrian blogger kidnapped by armed men

Amina Arraf, author of ‘A Gay Girl in Damascus’ had written posts and given them to her cousin in case anything happened to her. Her family believe she is alive and well.

# blogger - Monday 2 May, 2011

Twitter user inadvertently live-blogs deadly attack on Bin Laden Blogger This post contains images

Twitter user inadvertently live-blogs deadly attack on Bin Laden

The IT consultant living in Abbottabad – the city where Osama bin Laden was killed – was initially annoyed by the noise of a helicopter hovering over his roof.

# blogger - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.

# blogger - Monday 26 July, 2010

Blogger Clare Herbert today apologized to Prof. John Crown over comments made about the consultant oncologist on her blog.

Herbert had been critical of TV3 and of Crown for a St Stephens’ Day report announcing that Minister Brian Lenihan has pancreatic cancer. The blogger received an email from Crown this morning that threatened legal action.

Herbert said: “I would like to unreservedly apologize to John Crown for comments made by me on this blog… I would like to withdraw my remarks and apologize to Mr Crown for any offence caused.”

Responding to the apology Crown told “if Ms. Herbert has apologized, I consider proceedings between us to be over, I’m not in the habit of starting legal proceedings against undergraduates”.

“I’m considering legal action against a number of papers” the consultant told Yesterday Crown received an apology from The Sunday Business Post in relation to the same TV3 report.

BLOGGER and journalist Clare Herbert has received a threat of legal action over  a blog post she wrote in December.

Herbert wrote a post entitled “Brian Lenihan’s illness & TV3″ on December 27. The post critcised TV3 for the station’s report on the announcement that Minister Brian Lenihan had pancreatic cancer.

It also made specific criticisms of Professor John Crown, the well-known oncologist and critic of the HSE, who was interviewed in the TV3 report. Crown took up the criticism in the comments section of Herbert’s blog, and she replied, but declined to make any changes to the piece.

A debate ensued, with Crown writing: ”I have no wish to stifle your freedom of expression. The law allows you to express any opinion you wish. You should not however make serious unsubstantiated and extraordinarily damaging allegations about me or about anyone.”

The blogger replied, saying: “Readers of this blog can read both my contribution and your comments and make up their own minds. I, too, consider the matter closed.”

But the matter wasn’t closed, and Herbert revealed on Twitter today that she had received an email threatening legal papers. If the action goes ahead, it will only be the second known instance of a blogger in Ireland being sued.

Earlier this year an Irish blogger agreed to a €100,000 payout after allegedly libelling a senior civil servant and his girlfriend.