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Irish Independent publisher Mediahuis seeking voluntary redundancies from editorial staff
Mediahuis said it is looking to reduce editorial staffing levels to create ‘a single unified journalistic organisation’.
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INM announces closure of Citywest printing plant with over 80 job losses
The decision was taken after a continuing decline in circulation and advertising revenue in the sector.
Former INM executive Joe Webb takes legal action against the media company
Webb, the former CEO of INM Ireland, was one of the so-called #INM19 who allegedly had their emails accessed by an external company.
Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.
Former trainee priest suing Irish Independent
The man previously launched legal action against other newspapers including the Irish Times.
Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission'
The NUJ said it is concerned about “the threat to confidential sources of information and the privacy of INM staff”.
Independent News and Media ordered to pay legal costs as probe to begin into company affairs
Costs of the proceedings were also awarded to the ODCE against INM.
Inspectors to be appointed to investigate INM, High Court rules
The State’s corporate watchdog had first sought to appoint inspectors to Independent News and Media in March.
High noon at the High Court as judge to rule on appointing inspectors to investigate INM
The State’s corporate watchdog will finally learn if it can appoint inspectors to Independent News and Media this afternoon.
'A fundamental malaise at the company' - Three months later, application to investigate INM finally begins at High Court
The ODCE is seeking to appoint High Court inspectors to investigate issues concerning corporate governance at Ireland’s largest media company.
INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company
The ruling was made this morning.
Director at INM to stand down from his role in two days' time
It was announced in April that he would leave as soon as a replacement was found.
INM board 'horrified' at the idea data was accessed
The company holds its AGM today.
Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself
The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).
INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price
The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.
People named in affidavit about INM to be given access to redacted copies
It comes after a court ruling in favour of an agreement reached between INM and the ODCE.
What did Denis Naughten do and what happened next?
Confused by the controversy surrounding the Communications Minister? Catch up here.
'This is not on' - Mary Lou calls for Naughten to either stand aside - or be sacked
The Sinn Féin president has no truck with Minister for Communications Denis Naughten’s speech to the Dáil yesterday.
'I did nothing wrong': Minister defends phone call about INM merger
Pressure has been mounting on the minister today to clarify the situation, with the opposition claiming that the minister misled the Dáil.
Minister Denis, billionaire Denis and a media merger: Dáil seeks clarity over who knew what when
Minister Denis Naughten is to make a speech on what he told INM about the media merger being referred to the BAI.
Taoiseach to consider law to protect journalists' sources following alleged INM data breach
Micheál Martin said any violation of a journalist’s data should be a criminal offence.
INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks
The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.
State watchdog will ask the High Court to appoint inspectors to Independent News and Media today
It comes on the back of an alleged significant data breach at the media group.
INM to appoint external experts to review how editorial data is kept
Earlier this week, INM wrote to the individuals who may have had their data searched.
Taoiseach and Communications Minister both say alleged data breach at INM is 'concerning'
“For a democracy to function, we need an independent press,” the Taoiseach said in Galway today.
INM has written to individuals who may be affected by alleged data breach at company
The letter also details former chairperson of INM Leslie Buckley’s involvement in the breach.
INM CEO says 'the truth will prevail' about alleged massive data breach
Details of the ODCE affidavit have leaked through media outlets.
'There’s a strange atmosphere’: INM staff on how they're coping with data breach controversy
Many journalists’ confidential sources may have been compromised.
INM data scandal widens: Just how many people had their emails accessed?
Today commentators pointed out that even people who are not connected to the media group may be impacted by the breach.
'Deeply disturbing': Press Ombudsman says reported INM data breach could 'undermine' journalism
He said that confidentiality needed to be restored quickly at the newspaper.
Explainer: What on earth is going on at INM?
An alleged significant data breach at Independent News and Media has come into the public domain.
Irish Independent editor 'concerned' that journalists' data may have been compromised at INM
There are now fears that journalists’ protected sources could have been compromised.
ODCE seeks inspectors to probe claims at Independent News & Media
The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement is to apply to the High Court next month.
Chairman of INM Leslie Buckley to stand down from his post
Buckley will exit the company at its EGM on 1 March.
'Highly concentrated' media ownership sees Ireland slip down press freedom rankings
The study sees the country drop from ninth last year to 14th this year.
Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed
The businessman claimed the dossier was part of a campaign to damage his reputation.
INM CEO Robert Pitt has suddenly resigned to 'pursue other interests'
INM issued a statement this evening announcing Pitt’s departure.
Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news
Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.
INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes
The newspaper group will put over €50 million into the retirement funds between now and 2023.
Two INM directors re-classified as not independent
The company’s annual report was released today.