Statement – Threats to IN&M reporters

February 12, 2016
NewsBrands Ireland, the representative body for sixteen national titles, vigorously condemns the threats from criminals to the safety of a number of reporters at Independent News and Media. Journalists perform a hugely important function in [...]
January 21, 2016

Statement: Access to Phone Records – Review of Legislation

NewsBrands Ireland, the representative organisation for sixteen national news brands, welcomes the decision of the Minister for Justice to establish a review of the legislative system whereby journalists’ phone records have been accessed by the [...]
November 3, 2015

Making The News

Paul Golden writes in IMJ about the challenges facing news media as they seek to maintain their relevance whilst being uniquely positioned to understand and respond to changes in media consumption. This article first appeared [...]
September 2, 2015

Let judges, not juries, decide libel damages

Freedom of expression has been impaired by excessive awards, argues David Ward There exists a long-established principle in constitutional democracy, including Ireland, that when someone’s life, honour or liberty is jeopardised they should have the [...]
August 17, 2015

Return to growth in NewsBrands advertising with 4% increase

17 August 2015  NewsBrands Advertising Returns to Growth with 4% Increase Latest advertising figures, published by NewsBrands Ireland, show a very positive development with an increase of 4% in ad spend across the sixteen titles, [...]
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August 13, 2015

We’re a Nation of Readers!

 3 Million Adults in Ireland read their news in print, on a mobile, desktop or tablet 4 in 5 adults read newspapers regularly Daily print readers spend 40 minutes reading, Sunday print readers spend 56 minutes [...]
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May 18, 2015

Trip to Vegas Winners

During our recent re-launch event, we ran a competition for a Trip to Vegas. Using a variety of props, our guests took photos of themselves in the photo booth with some hilarious results! We picked [...]