Recent Decisions and News

20/2019 A Man and The Irish TImes

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Posted on: 16-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that The Irish Times breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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17/2019 A Mother and Extra.ie

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Posted on: 11-Apr-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has upheld a complaint made by a mother that Extra.ie breached Principle 4 (Respect for Rights), Principle 5 (Privacy) and Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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4132/2019 A Couple and Irishmirror.ie

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Posted on: 21-Mar-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided not to uphold a complaint made by a couple that Irishmirror.ie breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy), Principle 2 (Distinguishing Fact and Comment), Principle 3 (Fair Procedures and Honesty), Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) and Principle 5 (Privacy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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16/2019 SIPTU and the Sunday Independent

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Posted on: 27-Feb-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has decided that the Sunday Independent offered to take action sufficient to resolve a complaint by SIPTU that Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) and Principle 4 (Respect for Rights) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland had been breached.

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3983/2019 Headline and The Sunday Times

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Posted on: 18-Feb-2019
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The Press Council of Ireland has rejected an appeal from The Sunday Times against a decision made by the Press Ombudsman.

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PSYCHOSIS and PSYCHOPATHY

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Posted on: 17-Jan-2019
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At a seminar on Reporting Mental Health last October organized by Headline (the national media programme for responsible reporting and representation of mental health and suicide) and Shine (campaigning for the rights of people with mental illness) an issue was raised about the widespread confusion between the use of the terms “Psychosis” and “Psychopathy”.

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4071/2018 A Woman and the Wexford People

By: admin
Posted on: 03-Jan-2019
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Wexford People breached Principle 9 (Children) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Complainant and the Irish Independent

By: admin
Posted on: 14-Nov-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint that the Irish Independent breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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A Student and Pirhana

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Posted on: 14-Nov-2018
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The Press Ombudsman has not upheld a complaint made by a student that Piranha breached Principle 8 (Prejudice) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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Mr Eddie Sheehy and Village

By: admin
Posted on: 25-Oct-2018
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The Press Council of Ireland has decided to uphold an appeal by Mr Eddie Sheehy that two statements complained about in an article published by Village in March 2018 were inaccurate and therefore a breach of Principle 1 of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland.

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