News production has become more sophisticated and as a consequence, disinformation can be more difficult to detect. Photograph: iStock

Do you all know the story of the Three Little Pigs? No, I mean the real story? Not that fairytale we’ve all been conned into believing, but the true (...)

When asked why they do not pay for online news, 53 per cent of Irish respondents say it is because news is available for free and 25 per cent believe it is not worth paying for. Photograph: Getty Images

If we take seriously the idea that journalism is essential for democracy then we need to challenge public attitudes towards paying for online news. Cu(...)

Facebook is now the primary driver of traffic to news websites, having overtaken Google for the first time last year.

More than half of Irish consumers now get their news from social media. This places Ireland in line with international trends, with the widespread use(...)