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Robert Pitt has been appointed as the new chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM), replacing Vincent Crowley who retired in May.Mr Pitt (...)

Garda whistleblower John Wilson with former Irish Independent reporter Gemma O’Doherty at the Employment Appeals Tribunal yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An unfair dismissal action taken by a former Irish Independent journalist to the Employment Appeals Tribunal was adjourned yesterday pending a decisio(...)

INM chief executive Vincent Crowley said he will remain in his role until a replacement has been selected. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Independent News and Media’s chief executive Vincent Crowley is to step down from his position and resign as director of the company in the com(...)

Independent News and Media chief executive Vincent Crowley. The rate of decline in advertising revenue at the company has slowed in the period since June. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Independent News and Media has reported a 3.8 per cent rise in operating profit so far this year, compared with the same period last year. In an inter(...)

APN has implemented a cost cutting plan across its publishing business that has already yielded $25 million in savings.

Media group APN increased profit and reduced its debt in the first six months of the year, the company said, but warned ough decisions would have to b(...)

There are more changes afoot at Communicorp’s Newstalk radio station.As the staff of the Denis O’Brien outfit bask in a warm glow after springing Pat (...)

The sale of INM’s South African assets is  expected to raise net proceeds of €148 million, which will be used to pay down some of the publisher’s €430 million debt. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Independent News and Media has received competition clearance for the sale of its South African assets.The sale, approved by the South African Competi(...)

Independent News & Media has been looking very closely at Australia – not at its stake in Australasian media group APN this time, but at Fairfax, (...)

Press freedom and diversity have become the central themes in a row between media houses in South Africa over the transparency of the sale of Independ(...)