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From TheJournal.ie Press Council raises concerns over 'imminent threats' to financial stability of journalism industry Annual Report

Press Council raises concerns over 'imminent threats' to financial stability of journalism industry

The Press Council published its annual report for 2018 today.

From TheJournal.ie Ross O'Carroll Kelly column did not 'promote negative hatred' towards English people - Press Ombudsman Press Ombudsman

Ross O'Carroll Kelly column did not 'promote negative hatred' towards English people - Press Ombudsman

A complaint against The Irish Times’ column, published in February, was not upheld.

From TheJournal.ie Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest Racism Row

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest

The cartoon was published following Williams’ behaviour at the US Open last year.

From TheJournal.ie Press Council attacks 'unaccountable' social media for 'giving space to conspiracy theorists' Keyboard Warriors

Press Council attacks 'unaccountable' social media for 'giving space to conspiracy theorists'

The Press Ombudsman also said it has increased aggressiveness in public discourse.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further Press Council

Complaint from Communicorp over Irish Times article on George Hook controversy won't go further

It was judged that the Irish Times publication of a right to reply from Newstalk was “sufficient remedial action”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister RESPONSIBLE

'Someone attempts to take their life every 9 minutes' claims Minister

Communications Minister Denis Naughten sounded a warning bell on responsible reporting at Press Council of Ireland report.

From TheJournal.ie Juries shouldn't put a price on defamation, says Press Council chief Defamation

Juries shouldn't put a price on defamation, says Press Council chief

Daithi O Ceallaigh pointed out that damages are sometimes far in excess of any misdemeanour committed by a publication.

From TheJournal.ie Press Council looking for a new chairperson - no media figures may apply Fair Play

Press Council looking for a new chairperson - no media figures may apply

The journalism standards body also has openings for two council members who must also be from outside the industry.

From TheJournal.ie Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths Press Council

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to 'copycat' deaths

The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.

From TheJournal.ie So what articles in the press had people complaining last year? I Don't Believe It

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury Rest In Peace

Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury

The veteran journalist passed away peacefully yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman Regulation

Meet the new boss, journalists: Peter Feeney to become the 2nd ever Press Ombudsman

Feeney worked at RTE for years and had been tipped as one of the favourites to take over the role.

From TheJournal.ie Press Council wants to "embrace new as well as legacy media" Online Media

Press Council wants to "embrace new as well as legacy media"

Chairman says the move of TheJournal.ie into the Council – a first for a major online publication – shows belief that best practice in journalism is ‘platform-neutral’.

From TheJournal.ie What does it take to be the Press Ombudsman? Situation Vacant

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.

From TheJournal.ie Swedish queen lodges press complaint over swastika cartoon Sweden

Swedish queen lodges press complaint over swastika cartoon

The German-born Queen Silvia files a complaint with the Press Council over a satirical cartoon published last year.

From TheJournal.ie Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action Press Council

Press Council defends record after Denis O'Brien libel action

O’Brien was awarded €150,000 in damages in relation to an article by journalist Paul Drury published in the Irish Daily Mail.

From TheJournal.ie Danish celeb magazine to print Kate photos tomorrow Catherine

Danish celeb magazine to print Kate photos tomorrow

Se og Hoer will devote a 16-page splash to the photographs – but it won’t be putting them online.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter to examine privacy legislation after publication of Kate pictures Topless Pics

Shatter to examine privacy legislation after publication of Kate pictures

The Justice Minister has heavily criticised the publication of topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge in the Irish Daily Star at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism" Media Standards

Pat Rabbitte criticises descent of media into "corrosive cynicism"

The Minister for Communications was leading statements on media standards in the Seanad – and hearing concerns from senators about the future of the media in Ireland.