People gathering at a makeshift memorial on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice on July 17th in tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day attack that left 84 dead. FIle photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan recommends some notable foreign news features that resonated with readers in 2016

Colm Keena outlined the extraordinary offshore world of the elite, built around the law firm Mossack Fonseca. Photograph: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan recommends some notable business stories that resonated with readers in 2016

Irish Times journalists covered a wide range of subjects and topics in what was a very busy year in news.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan recommends some of the many notable stories that resonated with readers in 2016

Fifty-five leading media organisations from 50 countries, including ‘The Irish Times’, are sharing stories of change and innovative solutions to celebrate changemakers around the world.

Solutions-based journalism doesn’t simply identify problems in society, but also focuses on answers

Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan: “We believe it is critically important to our democracy that we publish a matter of public interest raised in our national parliament, and will apply to the court for confirmation we can do so.” Photograph: The Irish Times

‘Irish Times’ editor on importance of publishing matters that are in the public interest

Expanded coverage and now including video and podcasts

“How do you serve the ‘born on the internet’ generation? How do you generate journalism for a sophisticated audience using more than one device at the same time? These are questions being asked of every media organisation, every journalist and every editor.” Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Editor’s Comment: much more so than before there is a conversation with readers

Candles are lit by the public at the vigil at Eyre Square in Galway city in October  to mark the first anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Editor Kevin O’Sullivan casts his eye back over the highlights of an eventful 12 months in his editorial review of 2013

Today we publish a changed Irish Times

‘The Irish Times’ is enhancing the newspaper and its journalism at a time of rapid digital development

 THE “SQUEEZED MIDDLE” describes one of the most pronounced social and economic trends of 21st-century life in the developed …

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