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Séamus Dooley, NUJ Irish Secretary, says the union is concerned at his expression of “sympathy” with Donald Trump’s view of the media and for criticising specific programmes at a meeting in New York.
Union welcomes outcome of RTÉ legal review of contracts that breach Irish employment rights.
Union calls for media investigation and reform in Ireland
Séamus Dooley, Irish Secretary, said the solution to the funding crisis in RTÉ was the development of an appropriate funding structure which recognised the cultural value of the orchestras.
NUJ questions minster after Irish Times alleges he briefed Denis O’Brien on his decision to refer the proposed acquisition to the broadcasting watchdog.
The union welcomes the latest announcement from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.
The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has made serious claims in relation to breaches of the data protection rights of employees of Independent News and Media plc.
The union has accused the minister for justice and equality of adopting a contemptuous attitude towards the protection of journalistic sources of confidential information.
The decision of the Taoiseach to order a review of the Irish government’s Strategic Communications Unit and new guidelines for state sponsored advertorials has been welcomed by the NUJ.
Editors in Ireland must resist the pressure from advertising agencies and should not allow clear lines to be blurred. The union will defend any journalist or editor who is placed under commercial pressure to compromise editorial standards.