Measures to assist community broadcasters, public service media and the radio sector will be incorporated into draft online safety legislation, ministers have announced.
Published 19 May 2021
Proposed legislation to establish a "first-of-its-kind" online safety regulator will undergo pre-legislative scrutiny by an Oireachtas committee starting today.
Published 13 April 2021
The boutique media law specialist firm set up by high-profile Belfast lawyer Paul Tweed has been acquired by Gateley for £2 million.
Published 3 March 2020
Olivia O'Kane, partner and head of media and entertainments at Carson McDowell, examines a recent English court case concerning the authorship of a screenplay.
Published 20 February 2020
Legislative plans to establish a "robust regulatory framework" to deal with the spread of harmful online content have been set out by the Government.
Published 10 January 2020
Broadcasters will not be allowed to blacklist journalists because of who they work for under new legislation introduced in the Dáil.
Published 13 December 2019
New laws aimed at removing alcohol advertising from the "day-to-day lives" of children have come into effect.
Published 13 November 2019
Newspaper company Formpress Publishing, which owns 20 regional and local newspapers across Ireland, has been cleared to acquire The Midland Tribune and The Tullamore Tribune.
Published 10 October 2019
Ofcom has fined the news channel RT £200,000 for serious failures to comply with its broadcasting rules – and required the channel to broadcast a summary of its findings to viewers.
Published 29 July 2019
Proposals backed by a senior European politician to ban anonymity on social media could have an adverse impact on people living under repressive regimes, media lawyers in Ireland have warned.
Published 20 May 2019
Belfast-based Millar McCall Wylie has announced it has retained the legal services contract for Northern Ireland Screen following a competitive tender process, marking a total of 18 years working with the national screen agency.
Published 16 May 2019
The Law Society of Ireland has invited solicitors to take part in a free five-week online course in arts, entertainment and media law.
Published 16 April 2019