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#George Hook

# george-hook - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast Sparking Change

Dil Wickremasinghe addresses Newstalk departure and George Hook controversy in new podcast

She said that she wanted to “address the elephant in the room” at the beginning of the new podcast.

# george-hook - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists Pen Pals

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

# george-hook - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk For Good

Ciara Kelly to take over George Hook's radio slot on Newstalk

The former GP had temporarily taken over the lunchtime slot following Hook’s suspension.

# george-hook - Friday 6 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Are public broadcasting licenses being adhered to in Communicorp stations?' Column

'Are public broadcasting licenses being adhered to in Communicorp stations?'

Media outlets hold great power. The public interest requires that the use of such power be carefully regulated, writes Brendan Howlin.

# george-hook - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore Off Air

Newstalk bans Irish Times journalists from its airwaves after George Hook furore

The exclusion covers all Communicorp stations, not just Newstalk.

# george-hook - Friday 22 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show High Noon

George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show

The new show will begin in December.

# george-hook - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook Defence

'One of the most gender blind people I've ever worked with': Ciara Kelly strongly defends George Hook

Hook was suspended on Friday following widespread condemnation of his comments about rape.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook? Sustained Pressure

Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?

The veteran host has made controversial comments before – so why was this time different?

# george-hook - Friday 15 September, 2017

From Vanessa Hudgens to George Hook - ten years of victim blaming

Let’s do better by victims of sexual crimes.

From TheJournal.ie George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk Newstalk

George Hook has been suspended from Newstalk

It follows widespread condemnation of his comments about rape on his lunchtime show on Friday.

# george-hook - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dil Wickremasinghe will not present Newstalk show on Saturday over George Hook comments Global Village

Dil Wickremasinghe will not present Newstalk show on Saturday over George Hook comments

Wickremasinghe said that her immediate reaction upon hearing Hook’s comments were that he “has gone too far”.

# george-hook - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Crunch Time

Newstalk staff letter demands Hook be taken off air immediately Exclusive

“Misogyny should never be normalised,” according to a draft letter signed by around 20 staff.

# george-hook - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a plan now': Singer Mary Coughlan walks out of live Newstalk show over Hook rape comments Hard Shoulder

'I have a plan now': Singer Mary Coughlan walks out of live Newstalk show over Hook rape comments

She expressed reservations about appearing on the station in a Facebook post yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hook apologises for rape comments: 'It was wrong to suggest any blame could be attributed to victims' Comments

Hook apologises for rape comments: 'It was wrong to suggest any blame could be attributed to victims'

Last week Hook asked “is there no blame now to the person who puts themselves in danger?”.

# george-hook - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show Controversy

'A victim is never to blame': Chris Donoghue addresses Hook rape comments on Newstalk show

It’s reported a disciplinary investigation is to begin at Newstalk tomorrow.

# george-hook - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I am truly sorry': Hook issues 'unreserved' apology after uproar over rape comments Totally Wrong

'I am truly sorry': Hook issues 'unreserved' apology after uproar over rape comments

The presenter’s remarks about the “personal responsibility” of rape victims were met with sustained criticism.

# george-hook - Friday 4 August, 2017

# george-hook - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected HPV Vaccine

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

# george-hook - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Every single mortifying tweet George Hook has ever sent about Pamela Anderson

The unlikely crush that just won’t die.

# george-hook - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From The42 'If I didn't get to cover rugby on television again, it would be devastating for me' End Of An Era

'If I didn't get to cover rugby on television again, it would be devastating for me'

As TV3 prepare to takeover the rights of the Six Nations at the end of this year’s tournament, Brent Pope speaks to The42 about his time on the RTÉ rugby panel.

# george-hook - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Chris Donoghue is moving to George Hook's slot on Newstalk The New Hook

Chris Donoghue is moving to George Hook's slot on Newstalk

Hook is moving to an earlier slot – and there’s an entire new breakfast lineup.

# george-hook - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The42 George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website Pastures New

George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website

The announcement was made by the Cork-based startup, which launched in 2013.

# george-hook - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech The Right Hook

BAI rejects complaint that George Hook fuelled anti-Islamic hate speech

A woman complained about a show in which he discussed Muslim students and also the New Years sex attacks in Germany.

# george-hook - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie George Hook has a publisher for his erotic novel about a radio boss and a billionaire First Stab

George Hook has a publisher for his erotic novel about a radio boss and a billionaire

The veteran broadcaster unleashed his idea for the page-turner last summer. He won’t let go of it, it seems.

# george-hook - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to George Hook's Dáil bid? Mystery Adviser

Whatever happened to George Hook's Dáil bid?

Remember his mooted Dun Laoghaire run under the ‘Michael Collins Fine Gael’ banner?

# george-hook - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The42 BOD, Hook and D’Arcy deliver their verdict on Andy Farrell’s new Ireland role Reaction

BOD, Hook and D’Arcy deliver their verdict on Andy Farrell’s new Ireland role

The rugby league legend’s role will start at this summer’s tour to South Africa.

# george-hook - Monday 23 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "Stay in bed you freak": This is the kind of hate mail George Hook receives Hate Mail

"Stay in bed you freak": This is the kind of hate mail George Hook receives

Hook says that the mail “gets to him”.

# george-hook - Monday 9 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign Fair And Balanced

George Hook - and other hosts - will have to be careful about tweets during the election campaign

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has released guidelines for broadcasters during next year’s election.

# george-hook - Monday 26 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie George Hook is considering a Dáil bid as the 'Michael Collins Fine Gael' candidate Election 2016

George Hook is considering a Dáil bid as the 'Michael Collins Fine Gael' candidate

The Newstalk broadcaster and rugby analyst could run in Dún Laoghaire.

# george-hook - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The42 You can watch Ireland v Canada with the RTÉ panel this Saturday – here’s how Talking Heads

# george-hook - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

From The42 Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw’s carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect BONG This post contains videos

Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw’s carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect

Also featuring what can only be a further sneak peak at George Hook’s erotic novel.

# george-hook - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion Dublin Talks

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion

Dublin station 98FM was found to be in breach of two sections of the BAI’s Code of Programme Standards in its edition of Dublin Talks broadcast on 1 April.

# george-hook - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Willie O'Dea made some startling revelations on TV3 last night Big Willie Style

Willie O'Dea made some startling revelations on TV3 last night

Kissing babies, kissing blondes, not eating pizza, and knitwear…

# george-hook - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media Crank Call

Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media

The former chat show host was on with George Hook today.

# george-hook - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Outrageous accusation': George Hook says he isn't controversial just to wind people up The Right Hook

'Outrageous accusation': George Hook says he isn't controversial just to wind people up

“Everything I say is what I believe.”

# george-hook - Monday 27 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Colin Farrell impersonates George Hook while reading excerpt from his erotic novel 50 Shades Of Grump

Colin Farrell impersonates George Hook while reading excerpt from his erotic novel

He joked that the physical resemblance between himself and Hook “is uncanny”.

Colin Farrell read George Hook's erotic novel out loud AND HE DID THE VOICE

Warning: includes full George Hook impression.

# george-hook - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rape survivor "shocked" at George Hook's comments on 'implied consent' Court

Rape survivor "shocked" at George Hook's comments on 'implied consent'

The broadcaster clarified his comments today.

# george-hook - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it okay for George Hook to talk about 'wondrous orbs' on morning radio? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay for George Hook to talk about 'wondrous orbs' on morning radio?

George had the nation talking this week, as he read from his erotic fiction. But was it appropriate?

# george-hook - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you listen to a Pat Rabbitte-hosted radio show? Your Say This post contains a poll
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