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# Press Ombudsman

Last year
Latest legal case by Sinn Féin TD heightens concern at potential chilling effect on media
Ombudsman hits out at politicians suing journalists in wake of Sinn Féin TD's suit against Irish Times
Press Ombudsman calls on politicians to use her office for complaints before legal routes
Complaints about the media on the increase relating to recent protests
All time
Journalist and former NWCI chief Susan McKay appointed as Press Ombudsman
Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year
Irish media 'threatened in a way that has not been seen before' due to Covid-19
Ross O'Carroll Kelly column did not 'promote negative hatred' towards English people - Press Ombudsman
'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further
Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman
Paul Murphy complaint about Irish Times article not upheld by Press Ombudsman
Fake news, Facebook and Donald Trump: Why do just a quarter of Irish people trust the media?
'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister
Irish Independent apologises to Gerry Adams for 'gunpoint' story
Irish Independent's 'gunpoint' story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog
So what articles in the press had people complaining last year?
Press Council wants to "embrace new as well as legacy media"
What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman?
The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year
Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars
67pc increase in volume of complaints to Press Ombudsman
Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action
Press Ombudsman upholds Healy Eames complaint about Kenya trip
Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman
Press Ombudsman to give evidence at Leveson inquiry
Press Ombudsman upholds complaint by Kate Fitzgerald's family against Irish Times
'Odious practices' exposed by Leveson not present in Ireland - Rabbitte
BAI considering proposals over introduction of register of journalists' interest
Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"