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#Newstalk

# newstalk - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk Media Musical Chairs

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

# newstalk - Saturday 18 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney Chris Donoghue

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban Oh No Goys

'Ross O'Carroll Kelly' barred from Spin 1038 today because of Irish Times radio ban

The creator of Ross O’Carroll Kelly was pulled from a show because Denis O’Brien owned Irish radio stations have banned all Irish Times journalists.

# newstalk - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dil Wickremasinghe's Newstalk show has been cancelled Global Village

Dil Wickremasinghe's Newstalk show has been cancelled

Wickremasinghe had announced that she would not present her radio show following the comments made by George Hook before he was suspended.

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.

# newstalk - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB Courts

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - Friday 15 September, 2017

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.

# newstalk - 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”.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - Monday 11 September, 2017

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?”.

From TheJournal.ie Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments Dalata Hotel Group

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - 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.

# newstalk - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Newstalk are looking for the next Pat Kenny - if it could be female that would be great' The X Factor

'Newstalk are looking for the next Pat Kenny - if it could be female that would be great'

The Communicorp station is always looking for presenters with that ‘x-factor’, Kenny said.

# newstalk - Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends All Change

Communicorp reshuffle: Donoghue becomes group political editor, McInerney moves to weekends

Ivan Yates will replace the pair during the weekday drivetime slot.

# newstalk - Friday 18 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you tune in to Ivan Yates' new drivetime show on Newstalk? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you tune in to Ivan Yates' new drivetime show on Newstalk?

The radio station is revamping its weekday schedule again. Will you listen in?

# newstalk - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent Life Of Reilly

Gavan Reilly named as TV3's new political correspondent

Reilly, formerly of TheJournal.ie, moves to Ballymount after the departure of Ursula Halligan.

# newstalk - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry Out Of Control

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

# newstalk - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's definitely on': Battle heating up for 2FM and Today FM as pair tied for breakfast listeners JNLR

'It's definitely on': Battle heating up for 2FM and Today FM as pair tied for breakfast listeners

Latest figures show a good rise in numbers across the both stations.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected Gemma O'Doherty

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

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”.

# newstalk - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp Radio

Mairéad Ronan to leave Today FM amid shakeup at Communicorp

Ronan has been at the station for 15 years.

# newstalk - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The corporate watchdog wants to know more about INM's abandoned bid for Newstalk Tell Us More

The corporate watchdog wants to know more about INM's abandoned bid for Newstalk

Ireland’s largest newspaper group has been asked “to produce books and records” about the reported bid.

# newstalk - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The42 'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks' Opening Up

'I was feeling terrible and losing weight': Down's Marty Clarke on forced retirement and 'difficult few weeks'

The 29-year-old suffers from a rare medical condition called Addison’s Disease.

# newstalk - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk IVAN'S BACK

Ivan Yates is coming back to Newstalk

He’ll present a two-hour show on Sundays.

# newstalk - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Colette Fitzpatrick to become TV3 news' new 'senior anchor' Anchorwoman

Colette Fitzpatrick to become TV3 news' new 'senior anchor'

The move will see Fitzpatrick “take the helm at 3News Ireland” according to the company.

# newstalk - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

# newstalk - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year Accounts

Denis O'Brien's Communicorp radio empire lost €3.5m last year

The company owns many of Ireland’s biggest radio stations, including Newstalk and Today FM.

# newstalk - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem Media And Arts

Your crash course in… How INM walking away from pensioners sheds light on a bigger problem

Defined benefit pension schemes are a ticking time bomb.

# newstalk - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights Tune In

Newstalk question RTÉ's use of state funding to win exclusive GAA radio rights

The new deal which lasts until 2022 sees Newstalk lose out.

From The42 RTÉ and Sky retain GAA TV rights for next five years, Newstalk lose out in radio deal Behind The Mic

RTÉ and Sky retain GAA TV rights for next five years, Newstalk lose out in radio deal

The new broadcast package will last from 2017-2022.

# newstalk - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it' Water Charges

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# newstalk - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 Lee Keegan: 'People say this hard luck story with Mayo, I find that bit of a farce to be honest' Things Lee Did

Lee Keegan: 'People say this hard luck story with Mayo, I find that bit of a farce to be honest'

The 2016 Footballer of the Year gave a wide-ranging interview on Newstalk last night.

# newstalk - Friday 21 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned Garrett Harte

Newstalk's editor-in-chief has resigned

Garrett Harte said he was leaving the station to “pursue other interests”.

# newstalk - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The42 Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio Rookie Of The Year

Lance Armstrong spoke to Off The Ball tonight, and it was superbly tense radio

Disgraced Tour de France champion will appear in Dublin later this month.

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