Print: under pressure

Robert Pitt, chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM), said an interesting thing at its last press briefing: despite the difficulties the(...)

 Independent News & Media  chief executive Robert Pitt:  “It is up to the market to decide if they want to invest in the business and reap the rewards of that.”  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“Challenging” is the usual euphemism for “painfully difficult” in corporate earnings announcements. And no matter how upbeat the Independent News &(...)

Richard McClean, NI managing director, INM  (second right), and Simon Snoddy, finance director(second left) pictured with Gladys and James Greer, Greer Publications

Laura Slattery Independent News & Media has bought four magazine titles from Belfast-based Greer Publications. The media group acquired the bus(...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) with chairman Leslie Buckley and operations director Michael Doorly at an INM meeting in June 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent News & Media group chief executive Robert Pitt has been appointed to the board of the company. Mr Pitt joined INM from Tesco in Sep(...)

The print circulation of ‘The Irish Times’ is  76,194. Photograph: David Sleator

The rate of decline in the Irish daily newspaper market slowed down in the first half of 2015, according to figures released by the Audit Bureau of Ci(...)

Irish Independent Park: Irish Independent Park: former Musgrave Park has been renamed under a sponsorship deal.

There is often a period of painful adjustment before the public is prepared to accept the new names of venues that are valiantly rechristened in the w(...)

TV3’s studios. It is unlikely that INM, will try to buy the for-sale station.

“No action is recommended.” In its review of the 14 submissions to the consultation on its draft media mergers guidelines, now finalised and published(...)

Communicorp chairwoman Lucy Gaffney, who attended the agm on crutches. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At Independent News & Media’s agm in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel yesterday, company chairman Leslie Buckley apologised to shareholders for the corpora(...)

Denis O’Brien: shadow of billionaire privacy campaigner O’Brien looms large over all conversations about media mergers in Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

In the frenetic, fast-evolving world of media, nothing appears to move more slowly than the laws and regulations that govern it. Minister for Communi(...)

Vincent Crowley stepped down from INM in May 2014 Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Vincent Crowley, the former chief executive of Independent News & Media, was paid more than €1 million by the company last year, with the sum incl(...)