Recent Decisions and News

A Man and Galway City Tribune

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Posted on: 26-Sep-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by a man that the Galway City Tribune breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 7 (Court Reporting) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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New NUI Galway Journalism Head calls for reform of libel laws

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Posted on: 14-Sep-2018
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New NUI Galway Journalism Head calls for reform of libel laws to protect local journalism

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Leitrim Together for Yes and the Leitrim Observer

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Posted on: 23-Aug-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Leitrim Observer took action which was sufficient to resolve a complaint where it was found that the newspaper had breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 2 (Distinguishing fact and Comment) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Man and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 13-Aug-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Sunday Independent breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Sean Fenton and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 27-Jul-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by Mr Sean Fenton that The Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Woman and Independent.ie

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Posted on: 23-Jul-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland has decided to uphold an appeal from the Newspaper against a decision of the Press Ombudsman.  

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A Woman and the IrishSun.ie

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Posted on: 23-Jul-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland has decided to uphold an appeal from the Newspaper against a decision of the Press Ombudsman. 

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Ms Kristel Meier and Extra.ie

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Posted on: 06-Jul-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by Ms Kristel Meier that Extra.ie breached Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland. Claims that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) were breached are not upheld. The Press Ombudsman has found that he has insufficient evidence to make a decision on a claim that Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty) was breached.

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Ryanair and The Irish Times

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Posted on: 25-Jun-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that The Irish Times took sufficient remedial action to resolve a complaint made by Ryanair under Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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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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