Peter Feeney

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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(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke (left) with Press Council chairman Seán Donlon and press ombudsman Peter Feeney. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A “real crisis” in news media is contributing to errors in coverage, according to press ombudsman Peter Feeney. Mr Feeney said there was “a constant (...)

The press ombudsman, Peter Feeney, made decisions in 30 of 464 complaints in 2018. He upheld 10 of them, double the number in 2017. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Office of the Press Ombudsman received 464 complaints in 2018, up from 330 the previous year, according to its annual report published on Wednesda(...)

 Sinead Burke, writer and campaigner, addressing a seminar organised  by the Press Council of Ireland, and the Office of the Press Ombudsman on the role of  the print media  in advancing the participation and representation of minority communities in society. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney has upheld nine press complaints this year and, on average, receives 300 such complaints annually, he said on Tuesday. “A(...)

Press ombudsman  Peter Feeney and Seán Donlon, chairman of the Press Council. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The unaccountability of social media companies is a specific threat to press freedom in the State, the chairman of the Press Council has said. Speaki(...)

Irish Independent House on Dublin’s Talbot Street

The press ombudsman Peter Feeney has expressed “deep, deep concern” over an alleged major data breach at Independent News & Media (INM). The Data(...)

It was reported over the weekend that a company connected with Denis O’Brien, above, who owns just under 30 per cent of INM, paid the bill for an external IT group given access to INM’s computer networks. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Data Protection Commissioner says it will decide in coming days whether an investigation is required into an alleged data breach at Independent Ne(...)

Kevin Myers at launch of his book last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One third of people who contacted the Press Ombudsman this week in relation to controversial columnist Kevin Myers were complaining about him being fi(...)

In November 2016 some 2,000 people demonstrated in favour of Apple’s plans to invest in Athenry.

Business leaders and politicians in Galway have reacted with anger at a move to push back until mid-October a court decision on plans by tech giant Ap(...)

Some of the 2,000 people who marched in Athenry on Sunday in support of Apple’s data centre project. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

More than 2,000 people staged a march through Athenry on Sunday to show their support for the development of an €850 million data centre on the outski(...)

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