Focus on challenge of our defamation laws on World Press Freedom Day

May 2, 2016
NewsBrands Ireland, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd), is once again highlighting the significant challenge posed to freedom of expression by Ireland’s defamation regime and, in particular, the level of awards [...]
April 29, 2016

Tenders invited for JNRS

The Management Committee of the Joint National Readership Survey (JNRS) is seeking expressions of interest from research companies who wish to tender for the next survey contract. Established in 1972, the JNRS is Ireland’s largest [...]
Power of the Press (POP)  Planning Competition at Lir, Hanover Quay. Pictured were:  Riona Murray, Eimear Dalton, Dan Ahern, Michael Rekab,  Graham Clarke. at Hanover Quay.
Picture Colm Mahady / Fennells - Copyright© Fennell Photography 2016.
April 8, 2016

Zenith Optimedia wins Planning Team of the Year 2016

A team representing ZenithOptimedia has won the NewsBrands Ireland press planning competition held at the Lir Academy yesterday. Teams of young media planners (three years’ experience or less) from Ireland’s leading agencies participated in the [...]
March 24, 2016

NewsBrands Ireland announce 5.5% increase in ad revenue

8% increase in agency ad spend Mediavest win Number One Agency award and record the highest increase MEC record highest percentage increase 23 March 2016 – Advertising spend across NewsBrands Ireland print and digital platforms [...]
February 12, 2016

Statement – Threats to IN&M reporters

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 [...]