If it’s okay to pay to boost posts, or use SEO to improve search rankings, is it okay to game social-media algorithms by buying likes, shares or retweets?
When The Ditch published a story about Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins on 19 April, other media and politicians were slow to follow up – stoking suspicions.
Political ads are banned from TV and radio, but candidates and parties are free to run any ads they want online – and more are choosing videos
“Tongues” will feature essays, poems, and illustrations by Black and queer artists, say the team behind it.
We have a style we think of as consistent, egalitarian, and respectful. But not all of the people who appear in our stories see it that way.
We should strive to reduce, not increase, the amount of leverage that any government has over what newspapers publish.
“The documentary series took on a tough issue, and did a lot of things right – but it appears in places to have gone against guidelines for reporting on suicide.”
Some say they only have to write two or three, while others said they are expected to churn out dozens – and that quality suffers from that pace.
The Noteworthy experiment has seen achievements, but also difficulties. It’s still too early to declare it a success or a failure, says Journal Media Managing Editor Susan Daly.
The national broadcaster should put forward a vision for possible futures – and debate those with the public, writes a UCC researcher.