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# truth - Friday 22 March, 2019

Opinion: Can Irish media users identify trustworthy news sources?

A recent Irish survey found that social media users are among the most media-savvy consumers of news, writes Niamh Kirk.

# truth - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'No mention of accountability or cover-up' - Criticism of pope's Knock Shrine speech on clerical abuse

Pope Francis begged for God’s forgiveness for the “sins” by members of the clergy.

# truth - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From The42 Man City star Gundogan wants 'more honesty' from footballers and the media Truth

Man City star Gundogan wants 'more honesty' from footballers and the media

The Germany international admits that the relationship between players and journalists can be predictable at times.

# truth - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Pope likens scandal-obsessed media to people sexually attracted to faeces

Pope Francis said he believed the media must be much clearer and more transparent.

# truth - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

# truth - Friday 10 June, 2016

'No stone to be left unturned' in investigation of west Belfast British spy 'Stakeknife'

The PSNI said it won’t interfere with the investigation.

# truth - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

"I take a perverse pride in being fired so spectacularly and internationally"

Mary Mapes was fired from CBS – now her terrible time at work has been made into a film starring Cate Blanchett.

# truth - Monday 7 December, 2015

The draft banking inquiry report is finally ready - but with no executive summary

Two members of the committee have decided not to back it.

# truth - Friday 22 May, 2015

So what articles in the press had people complaining last year?

Many of the complaints cited truth and accuracy, privacy and children.

# truth - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 Whisper confessions that every mess of a human being can relate to Life Lessons

# truth - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Adams: Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process"

The Sinn Féin leader has been reacting to this morning’s court appearance in relation to the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.

# truth - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# truth - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby Numbers Game

The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby

Here are some of the more interesting figures after wins for France, Ireland and Wales in round one.

# truth - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Campaign to help sex abuse survivors launched

The movement has called for change and more transparency in Ireland’s justice system.

# truth - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Fewer than one in ten people trust business and government leaders

Levels of trust in media of 45 per cent and NGOs of 63 per cent both rose by 10 percentage points in 2012.

# truth - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The42 Column: Why I still believe in Lance Armstrong Cycling

Column: Why I still believe in Lance Armstrong

Having come to know the controversial cycling superstar, former Clare hurler Tony Griffin says he does not feel let down by the ‘human, flawed’ Armtrong.

# truth - Monday 20 August, 2012

Is Baskerville the most 'convincing' typeface?

An experiment by documentary filmmaker Errol Morris explores whether a can typeface sway our perception of the truth.

# truth - Sunday 15 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The truth behind 5 old wives' tales Myth-busting

The truth behind 5 old wives' tales

Sitting too close to the TV? Swallowed chewing gum? Worried chocolate causes spots? Relax – it’s not as bad as you were led to believe.

# truth - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Thermal imaging camera system spots lies

Researchers say that cameras which detect changes in blood vessels can identify if someone is lying or telling the truth.

Column: ‘A girl said a man had raped her. I said it didn’t happen’

Nejolla Korris is known as the Human Lie Detector. Here’s how she helps police forces sort the innocent from the guilty.

# truth - Thursday 18 November, 2010

I'm a politician, bail me out of here

Government members have been spinning themselves silly to deny a bailout – does a spot of creative translation to cut through the jargon.