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# newspapers - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian
# Censorship
# Censorship

China has blocked its citizens from reading the Guardian

Jan 8th 2014, 10:50 AM 12,149 Views 45 Comments

It is not clear why the move was taken as there has been little written about the country in recent days.

# newspapers - Saturday 28 December, 2013

The 13 most beautifully Irish newspaper items of 2013
# Extra Extra
From The Daily Edge
# Extra Extra

The 13 most beautifully Irish newspaper items of 2013

Dec 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 42,100 Views 20 Comments

It’s been quite a year.

# newspapers - Monday 18 November, 2013

Dermot Desmond to significantly increase share in INM
# INM
# INM

Dermot Desmond to significantly increase share in INM

Nov 18th 2013, 4:19 PM 9,053 Views 13 Comments

Desmond will increase his ownership from 6.4 per cent to 15 per cent as the company announced that it is to raise €40 million from investors.

# newspapers - Friday 15 November, 2013

A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction
# Hindsight
# Hindsight

A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction

Nov 15th 2013, 11:57 AM 7,250 Views 24 Comments

On President Lincoln’s iconic speech, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg said yesterday that, “In the fullness of time, we have come to a different conclusion”.

# newspapers - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM
# Lucy Gaffney
# Lucy Gaffney

Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM

Oct 26th 2013, 2:53 PM 10,212 Views 13 Comments

Chairwoman of Communicorp and board member of INM and Digicel also says that her boss Denis O’Brien is “demanding” but “not ruthless”.

# newspapers - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Mail on Sunday apologises to Ed Miliband
# Apology
# Apology

Mail on Sunday apologises to Ed Miliband

Oct 3rd 2013, 3:08 PM 6,611 Views 16 Comments

A Mail on Sunday reporter sneaked in to a memorial service for the British Labour Party leader’s uncle.

# newspapers - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

The Bank Guarantee on the front pages
# 5 Years On
# 5 Years On

The Bank Guarantee on the front pages

Oct 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 6,491 Views 21 Comments

Take yourself back five years.

# newspapers - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Why Rio Ferdinand's creation of football's answer to the Oscars is a bad idea
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Why Rio Ferdinand's creation of football's answer to the Oscars is a bad idea

Sep 25th 2013, 2:41 PM 3,247 Views 18 Comments

If you thought the Premier League’s obsession with self-regard had come to an end, think again.

# newspapers - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Why are people refusing to read the Daily Mail today?
# Dontreadthedailymail
From The Daily Edge
# Dontreadthedailymail

Why are people refusing to read the Daily Mail today?

Sep 24th 2013, 4:48 PM 4,594 Views 1 Comment

#dontreadthedailymail has been trending on Twitter.

# newspapers - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble
# Print Media
# Print Media

Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:48 PM 7,347 Views 62 Comments

Figures show almost one in eight copies of the Irish Independent is not actively purchased, as paper sales fall across the board.

# newspapers - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Walsh on false sex assault story: "It was like print and be damned"
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Walsh on false sex assault story: "It was like print and be damned"

Aug 11th 2013, 7:30 AM 15,287 Views 28 Comments

The pop impresario said that he still reads newspapers – but he wonders if what is in them is true.

# newspapers - Sunday 23 June, 2013

23 glorious items from local newspapers
# In Other News
From The Daily Edge
# In Other News

23 glorious items from local newspapers

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 27,804 Views 21 Comments

Community reporting at its finest.

# newspapers - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Group buys Sunday Business Post for €750,000
# Saved
# Saved

Group buys Sunday Business Post for €750,000

Jun 20th 2013, 5:48 PM 5,103 Views 8 Comments

Former Daily Star chief executive and capital firm Key Capital plan to invest €1.2 million in the ailing newspaper.

# newspapers - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe
# Allegations
# Allegations

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Jun 18th 2013, 3:54 PM 3,307 Views 5 Comments

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

# newspapers - Thursday 6 June, 2013

25 newspaper and magazine blunders that are unintentionally hilarious
# Corrections Dept
From The Daily Edge
# Corrections Dept

25 newspaper and magazine blunders that are unintentionally hilarious

Jun 6th 2013, 10:30 PM 101,089 Views 42 Comments

Glorious, glorious mistakes.

# newspapers - Friday 31 May, 2013

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers
# Broadcasting Charge
# Broadcasting Charge

New broadcasting charge won’t be used to save ailing newspapers

May 31st 2013, 7:40 PM 9,528 Views 57 Comments

Pat Rabbitte says the replacement for the TV licence needs to ensure minimal standards for RTÉ, and can’t save other media.

# newspapers - Thursday 2 May, 2013

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

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

May 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 19 Views 78 Comments

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.

Labour TD says newspaper 'sting' job on abortion beliefs was intended to mislead
# Abortion
# Abortion

Labour TD says newspaper 'sting' job on abortion beliefs was intended to mislead

May 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 7,898 Views 46 Comments

A Sunday newspaper published transcripts from taped conversations between Anne Ferris and another Labour TD regarding their views on abortion legislation – but Ferris says the supposed ‘sting’ adds nothing new to her public position on the matter.

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

11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful

May 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 22,802 Views 27 Comments

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

# newspapers - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted

Apr 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 614 Views 29 Comments

Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.

# newspapers - Monday 8 April, 2013

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
# Divided
# Divided

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)

Apr 8th 2013, 11:45 PM 27,378 Views 157 Comments

In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”

# newspapers - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Myanmar prepares for new era of uncensored daily newspapers
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar prepares for new era of uncensored daily newspapers

Mar 31st 2013, 10:30 AM 6,377 Views 26 Comments

Burmese law will change from tomorrow – ending a regime where only state-run papers were allowed to issue daily editions.

# newspapers - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Interim examiner appointed to 'Sunday Business Post' newspaper
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Interim examiner appointed to 'Sunday Business Post' newspaper

Mar 7th 2013, 12:15 PM 4,619 Views 5 Comments

Mick McAteer of Grant Thornton is tasked with finding a viable business plan for the paper, which employs 76 people.

Examiner to be appointed to Sunday Business Post
# Tch
# Tch

Examiner to be appointed to Sunday Business Post

Mar 7th 2013, 8:36 AM 3,081 Views 8 Comments

The newspaper will apply to the courts for examinership later today.

# newspapers - Monday 25 February, 2013

NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image
# Media
# Media

NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image

Feb 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 6,634 Views 7 Comments

The 125-year-old offshoot of the defunct New York Herald Tribune will be rechristened sometime this fall as the ‘International New York Times’.

# newspapers - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012

Feb 21st 2013, 5:14 PM 12,444 Views 47 Comments

Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.

# newspapers - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Front Pages: South Africa's papers report Pistorius case
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

Front Pages: South Africa's papers report Pistorius case

Feb 20th 2013, 9:44 AM 8,547 Views 16 Comments

As there are no trial juries in South Africa, papers are not fearful of prejudicing proceedings.

# newspapers - Monday 28 January, 2013

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO

Jan 28th 2013, 11:35 AM 2,968 Views 8 Comments

The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.

# newspapers - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Here's how the world reacted to the Kerry drink-driving story
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Here's how the world reacted to the Kerry drink-driving story

Jan 22nd 2013, 9:46 PM 52,484 Views 239 Comments

The story of how Kerry County Council voted for a plan to allow rural drivers to have ‘two or three drinks’ has made a lot of headlines today. Here’s just a sample.

# newspapers - Saturday 12 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,308 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.

# newspapers - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

Jan 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 639 Views 119 Comments

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

# newspapers - Sunday 6 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,499 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

# newspapers - Saturday 5 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)

Jan 5th 2013, 7:53 PM 26,098 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'
# Links
# Links

Oireachtas to question newspapers over 'paying for linking'

Jan 5th 2013, 1:58 PM 8,884 Views 32 Comments

Labour TD Seán Kenny is asking the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) to appear before an Oireachtas committee to explain its stance on linking.

# newspapers - Friday 4 January, 2013

NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"
# Hyperlinks
# Hyperlinks

NNI: No objection to newspaper content "being used for personal use"

Jan 4th 2013, 12:31 PM 10,039 Views 45 Comments

Statement from National Newspapers of Ireland does reiterate stance that “display and transmission of links does constitute an infringement of copyright” unless for personal use.

Column: Newspapers are seeking to outlaw the free exchange of ideas
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Newspapers are seeking to outlaw the free exchange of ideas

Jan 4th 2013, 7:49 AM 149 Views 99 Comments

Solicitor Simon McGarr writes on Women’s Aid, NNI and newspaper linking – an issue you can read about pretty much everywhere, except for in a newspaper.

# newspapers - Friday 21 December, 2012

Irish Independent scraps broadsheet edition
# Compact
# Compact

Irish Independent scraps broadsheet edition

Dec 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 12,435 Views 39 Comments

From now on, the Irish Independent newspaper will be available in compact format only.

# newspapers - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted

Dec 6th 2012, 8:20 AM 15,479 Views 37 Comments

From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.

# newspapers - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Column: Could Leveson affect press freedom in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Could Leveson affect press freedom in Ireland?

Dec 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 46 Views 9 Comments

Leveson’s recommendations on data protection have been largely overlooked – but could have serious implications even here, writes Seamus Dooley.

# newspapers - Saturday 17 November, 2012

What media could you not do without?
# Information
# Information

What media could you not do without?

Nov 17th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,967 Views 28 Comments

A university experiment put students on a 48-hour “fast” from all types of media.