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Reach acquired the initial 50 per cent stake in Independent Star from Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell in 2018 as part of a wider £127 million (€144 million) acquisition of the Express and Star newspapers and OK! magazine

Plans by British newspaper publisher Reach to take full ownership of the Irish Daily Star are to be challenged, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ(...)

The draft programme for government contains ‘interesting stuff’ for the media, says the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Photograph: iStock.

Who wants to be Minister for Media? The job that most Irish media organisations would like to see advertised might not ever come into existence, thoug(...)

Newspapers on newsstands. File photo. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish newspapers and broadcast media need “prompt action” from the new government if they are to be saved, the main union representing journalists has(...)

Irish News editor Noel Doran said the  support for journalists “sends out a strong message that all the attempts at intimidation will have no effect on our coverage”. File photograph: Getty

A wide range of political and civic society has come out in condemning recent threats against journalists in Northern Ireland. In April, dissident r(...)

PSNI officers have warned a number of reporters of threats against them

Loyalist terrorists in Northern Ireland have issued threats against journalists working for two Belfast-based newspapers, the owners have said. A num(...)

The UK introduced a 2% ‘Digital Services Tax’ last month. File photograph: Getty

Technology giants should be subject to a 6 per cent “windfall tax”, with the money going towards a rescue package for the embattled Irish media indust(...)

Ms McKee was shot dead on April 18th, 2019 as she was observing rioting in the city. The New IRA admitted the murder. File photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA.

Tributes have been paid to Lyra McKee, the journalist who was murdered in Derry last year, on the first anniversary of her death. Ms McKee was shot d(...)

PSNI have warned journalist. Photograph: iStock

A dissident republican threat against an Irish News journalist in Belfast has been widely condemned. The journalist was warned by the PSNI of a dissi(...)

‘We have to keep going,’ said Johnny O’Hanlon of representative group Local Ireland. Photograph: iStock.

Journalism may have been deemed an essential service during the Covid-19 crisis, but the media sector has not escaped the wave of layoffs and pay cuts(...)

Iconic Newspapers and Celtic Media have said they will temporarily cut their workforces from April.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on local newspaper groups to withdraw the threat of temporary layoffs and review cutback decisions (...)

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