Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp is the parent company of Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM and Spin, from which all ‘Irish Times’ journalists have been banned under an edict. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio stations’ blanket ban on Irish Times journalists is to be discussed by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland when it(...)

NUJ general secretary for Ireland Seamus Dooley said there was a  serious problem with media ownership in Ireland.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has described the decision by Communicorp to ban Irish Times journalists from its radio programmes, as “bizarr(...)

Dil Wickremasinghe: ‘I am shocked and deeply disappointed at this sudden news.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Newstalk presenter who last month criticised the station’s approach towards women broadcasters has expressed her “shock” and disappointment at being(...)

“Newstalk does not condone George Hook’s comments and nor do its management or staff,” writes Patricia Monahan. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

I am writing on behalf of Newstalk, its management team led by me, and its staff, in response to Fintan O’Toole’s article of September 12th. In his co(...)

A number of staff at Newstalk have signed a letter calling on management at the station to remove broadcaster George Hook from its airwaves. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

A number of staff at Newstalk have signed a letter calling on management at the station to remove broadcaster George Hook from its airwaves over his c(...)

Newstalk presenter George Hook: ‘Women, get over yourselves.’ Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The fallout from on-air rape comments made by a Newstalk presenter is about freedom – but not the freedom of George Hook to say whatever he wants and (...)

‘But is there no blame now to the person who puts themselves in danger?’ George Hook said.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Broadcaster George Hook has apologised for comments he made on his radio show about a rape case, for which he received a lot of criticism. In a stat(...)

An image from Newstalk’s ‘Move the Dial’ campaign. The slogan, which it no longer uses, was introduced in 2014.

A Newstalk complaint to the European Commission alleging that RTÉ’s commercial activities were “not being carried out on market terms” has been dismis(...)

Ivan Yates: back on weekdays for Newstalk. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ivan Yates will present Newstalk’s drivetime slot from September 4th, the radio station has announced. Mr Yates will “bring his own unique style” to (...)

Robert Pitt, CEO of Independent News & Media, and  Leslie Buckley, chairman.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Independent News & Media (INM) chief executive Robert Pitt’s recent indication that he may vote against resolutions at an upcoming shareholder mee(...)