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Reuters Institute Digital News Report (Ireland) 2018

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Posted on: 14-Jun-2018
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Trust in Irish media remains high (71%) according to Reuters Institute Annual Digital News Report launched today. Trust in individual titles is holding up though newspapers as source of news continues to decline. 

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Remarks of Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney at launch of 2017 Annual Report

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Posted on: 24-May-2018
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Remarks by Mr Peter Feeney, Press Ombudsman, at the launch of the 2017 Annual Report for The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman in the Maldron Hotel, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

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2017 Annual Report of The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman

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Posted on: 24-May-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman today launched their Annual Report for 2017. The Report highlighted that the Office of the Press Ombudsman received 330 complaints in 2017, up from 261 in the previous year. The complaints related to articles published in national and local newspapers, magazines and online-only news publications. 

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Paul Murphy TD and The Sunday Business Post

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Posted on: 21-May-2018
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A Woman and the Wexford People

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Posted on: 09-May-2018
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A Man and the Irish Daily Star

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Posted on: 09-May-2018
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New Fund to Support Cross-Border Investigative Journalism

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Posted on: 29-Mar-2018
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The International Press Institute  and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom  are launching a fund to support cross-border investigative journalism in the EU.

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A Couple and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 16-Mar-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has found that there is insufficient evidence available to him to make a decision on part of a complaint made by a couple that Independent.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.    He has not upheld other parts of the complaint that Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice were breached.

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A Man and Village

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Posted on: 16-Mar-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld part of a complaint that Village magazine breached the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.    The complaint was made under Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice.   Other parts of the complaint are not upheld.

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Speech by Sean Donlon to Association of European Journalists

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Posted on: 13-Oct-2017
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Speech given by Seán Donlon, Chairperson of the Press Council of Ireland, to the Association of European Journalists in Ireland on 13 October 2017

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Statement by Press Council Chairman on Defamation Awards

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Posted on: 16-Jun-2017
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Statement from Chairman of Press Council of Ireland – Defamation Awards

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