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“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(...)

2fm’s regular ‘Breakfast Republic’ presenters Jennifer Zamparelli, Bernard O’Shea and Keith Walsh.

RTÉ music station 2fm is adding listeners, while rival Today FM saw its audience slip back, the latest radio ratings show. The Joint National Listene(...)

UK secretary of state for exiting the European Union David Davis (left) and the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the start of a first full round of talks on Britain’s divorce terms from the European Union. Photograph: REUTERS/Yves Herman

“It’s time to get down to work and make this a successful negotiation,” declared UK Brexit secretary David Davis as he arrived at the European Commiss(...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) and chairman Leslie Buckley with fellow directors Ryan Preston and Jerome Kennedy at the company’s egm in Dublin last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Not for the first time in recent years, Independent News & Media is making the headlines rather than writing them with the revelation that its chi(...)

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