Newstalk presenter George Hook. File photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

What I have to say is of no consequence. The organisation against which it is aimed will be no more conscious of it than a speeding car is of a fly ma(...)

The court heard the DPP was considering what action to take in relation to a broadcast   by journalist Paul Williams on Newstalk radio recently.  File image: Collins Dublin

A judge has said that existing contempt of court laws are hopelessly inadequate in curbing social media commentary which has the potential to interfer(...)

Maurice McCabe  at the Charleton tribunal in  Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“There was a lot of bad blood apparently in Bailieboro,” was one of the standout sentences from the testimony this week at the Charleton tribunal. It(...)

Crime journalist Paul Williams at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The veteran crime journalist Paul Williams told the Charleton tribunal that he was never briefed negatively about the Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice (...)

Charleton tribunal: the journalist Paul Williams at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The crime journalist Paul Williams has rejected as “completely untrue” the position of the former head of the Garda press office in relation to Sgt Ma(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Collins

The Garda Press Office confirmed off-the-record to journalist Paul Williams that whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe had been the subject of a child sex (...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe at the tribunal in Dublin Castle.  “Ms D” said on Monday she grew upset in 2013 as Sgt McCabe’s case became prominent in the media. Photograph: Collins Photos

The woman who alleged she was sexually abused as a child by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe has said she wanted the public to know that there w(...)

Pat Hickey at the men’s lightweight double sculls final at the Olympics in Rio. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

If the build-up is to believed, the encounter between Paul Williams and Pat Hickey is set to rival storied clashes as the Rumble in the Jungle and the(...)

Richard Dawkins: a big fan of the son, if not the father. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not every day the country gets a new taoiseach, so one might expect the political junkies of talk radio to get worked up about last week’s elevat(...)

Pat Kenny’s Newstalk show is 30 minutes longer than it used to be - which should help him add listeners in the JNLR radio ratings. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Media is a very straightforward business, a now retired broadcasting executive once told me: it is about building an audience, as big an audience as p(...)