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# press - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Ryanair bans media from its AGM to stop discussions 'being distorted'

The airline said it wanted to allow shareholders to discuss matters freely without their discussions “being distorted”.

# press - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

# press - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'Never have so many trees died in vain': Corbyn hits back at Daily Mail attacks

Corbyn told delegates that Labour was “on the threshold of power” and that Tories were “hanging on by their fingertips”.

# press - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar defends setting up separate office to look after his own PR

Those in opposition have dubbed the new communications unit the Taoiseach’s own “spin machine”.

# press - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Trump deletes 'covfefe' post after baffling Twitter

The US President tweeted: ‘Despite the constant negative press covfefe.’

# press - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

The New York Times published details of the bomb used in the Manchester attack last night.

# press - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge A woman is asking the internet to help her open this booby-trapped cupboard Opa This post contains a poll

A woman is asking the internet to help her open this booby-trapped cupboard

What would you do if you were in her shoes?

# press - Sunday 8 November, 2015

My encounter with a shotgun-toting Enda Kenny

Former Sunday Press journalist Éanna Brophy was in Mayo West 40 years ago this month, as Enda ran in his first Dáil contest.

# press - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Hillary Clinton's aides have an unorthodox way of keeping the media away from her

The result probably wasn’t the viral image they were hoping for.

# press - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 things I learned from going to interview a movie star Behind The Curtain

14 things I learned from going to interview a movie star

A glimpse behind the scenes of a big blockbuster press junket.

# press - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?

# press - Friday 17 October, 2014

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter

The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.

# press - Friday 30 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities?

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron says the intrusion on her life by the press is comparable to ‘rape’.

# press - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths

A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.

# press - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman?

The Press Council is advertising for a new Press Ombudsman ahead of the departure of John Horgan.

# press - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# press - Monday 27 January, 2014

Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva

UN security guards have had to step in on occasion as reporters fling slurs and abuse across press room.

# press - Friday 24 January, 2014

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

# press - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts

The easing of the in camera rule in Irish family courts will see many social issues come to light – many of which may have been hidden behind from the public for generations, writes Katherine Irwin.

# press - Friday 17 May, 2013

Grenade filled with nails would have caused 'serious injury or death'

The PSNI said the grenades had been intended to attack police.

# press - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Myanmar prepares for new era of uncensored daily newspapers

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

# press - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Column: 10 ways my American English is fighting Hiberno English for survival

‘Craic’, ‘hoover’, ‘press’ – just some unique words Irish people have made their own. But if you are not a native to Ireland do these words make any sense and would you use them? Larry Donnelly compares his American English to Hiberno English in a word-off.

# press - Monday 25 February, 2013

NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image

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

# press - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: In a celebrity obsessed world is it any surprise we love the red carpet drama

With the glitz and glamour of the Oscars hitting our screens tonight, Kim Cadogan questions why we obsess over the clothing choices of the rich and famous.

# press - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

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

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.

# press - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

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

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

# press - Friday 28 December, 2012

Burma to allow daily private newspapers

It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.

# press - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Leveson Report: "Putting a policeman in every newsroom is no sort of answer"

Lord Leveson said that a new independent regulatory body should be set up so that the press could regulate itself. He also criticised the link between politicians and the press.

# press - Friday 14 September, 2012

From The42 Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster Winning Habit

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster

The Kiwi coach says the imminent return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Chris Henry will make next week’s team selection very tough.

# press - Monday 20 August, 2012

Burma's government ends direct media censorship

Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.

# press - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The42 Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink London 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink

The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.

# press - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Pro government TV station attacked in Syria

Seven people were killed in the attack after explosives were detonated in the channel’s offices.

# press - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Column: On World Press Freedom Day, Ireland can stand proud

We might moan about the press – but Irish media consumers are among the world’s luckiest, writes Ross McCarthy.

# press - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two Swedish reporters found guilty of 'supporting terrorism' in Ethiopia

The two photojournalists admit to illegally entering the country with an ethnic Somali rebel group in order to gather news – but deny any charges of supporting terrorism.

# press - Monday 12 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you store cups upside down or not? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you store cups upside down or not?

This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# press - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun

Rupert Murdoch’s son has stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited and Times Newspapers Limited.

# press - Monday 14 November, 2011

Scale of phone hacking at News International becoming clearer

Today was the opening day of the Leveson inquiry into press standards. It was told that evidence showed at least 28 News International staff were named in notes belonging to private investigator Glenn Mulcaire.

# press - Friday 21 October, 2011

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Gaddafi corpse photos have made the front page?

Most newspapers – international and Irish – have opted to put graphic photos of a dying or dead Gaddafi on their cover this morning. How do you feel about seeing them there?

# press - Friday 26 August, 2011

Sales up for only two newspapers from January to June 2011

One of these regional papers is owned by INM, which today revealed a drop of 12.3 per cent in group revenue for the first half of this year.

# press - Sunday 10 July, 2011

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover

The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.

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