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# Press Council Of Ireland

This year
Journalist from investigative platform Noteworthy awarded Press Council fellowship
This will enable reporter Alice Chambers to attend the world’s largest gathering of investigative journalists.
New journalism bursary launched in honour of Lyra McKee
Lyra McKee died after being hit by a bullet during rioting in Derry in 2019.
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Press Council raises concerns over 'imminent threats' to financial stability of journalism industry
The Press Council published its annual report for 2018 today.
Ross O'Carroll Kelly column did not 'promote negative hatred' towards English people - Press Ombudsman
A complaint against The Irish Times’ column, published in February, was not upheld.
Press Council attacks 'unaccountable' social media for 'giving space to conspiracy theorists'
The Press Ombudsman also said it has increased aggressiveness in public discourse.
'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 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 wants to "embrace new as well as legacy media"
Chairman says the move of into the Council – a first for a major online publication – shows belief that best practice in journalism is ‘platform-neutral’.
The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year
John Horgan will step down from the role in September.
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 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 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.
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 Ombudsman to give evidence at Leveson inquiry
John Horgan will appear before the inquiry into media ethics in the UK next week.
'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.
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.
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.