Jon Williams

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It feels safe to assume a correlation between newspaper consumption and age, then explain it by invoking the truism that people drift rightwards as they get older

If printed newspapers are your main source of news, you are more likely to self-identify as right of the political centre, not left of it. Is this su(...)

Britain bound: Sean Whelan, RTÉ’s next London correspondent.

RTÉ News has appointed Sean Whelan as its new London correspondent. Mr Whelan has been economics correspondent with the broadcaster for the past nine(...)

Damien Tiernan said the number of news stories from the south-east used by RTÉ has fallen sharply in recent years.

Damien Tiernan, who stepped down as RTÉ’s south-east correspondent last month, believes he was effectively working one day a week due to what he claim(...)

RTÉ has been criticised repeatedly for its coverage of climate change, notably on flagship programmes. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

RTÉ is to increase coverage of climate change in response to growing audience demand, according to its director general, Dee Forbes. The expanded con(...)

Martina Fitzgerald became RTÉ’s political correspondent five years ago. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ journalist Martina Fitzgerald is leaving the State broadcaster after being replaced as political correspondent earlier this month. The broadcast(...)

David McCullagh in the This Week studio

RTÉ Prime Time presenter David McCullagh will join the team on the This Week programme with Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy part of a new on-air te(...)

Adrian Lynch, director of audience, channels and marketing; Dee Forbes, director-general; and Jim Jennings, director of content. Photograph: Andres Poveda

The results may not be apparent to the audience just yet, but off-camera there’s a new line-up at RTÉ. Alongside some comings-and-goings on the exec(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said media, ‘should not consider itself above criticism’. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

A free press is as important as the parliamentary or courts system in a democracy, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said in response to controversy over his exp(...)

Jon Williams, RTÉ’s news and current affairs MD and board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists: “Very few of the murders of journalists ever result in people being brought to justice.” Photograph: RTÉ

When Meryl Streep stood up at the Golden Globes last year and invited Hollywood to join her in supporting the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) –(...)

Keelin Shanley (left) and Caitriona Perry

Keelin Shanley and Caitriona Perry will be the new presenters of the RTÉ Six One News from January, the State broadcaster announced on Thursday. Shan(...)

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