Richard Delevan highlights a story from the Sunday Business Post yesterday- Estate Agents accused of supplying false sales pricesIt reports that the Irish Time's Property Editor, Orna Mulcahy, wrote to Estate Agents who were suppling her with sale prices when the numbers being given were be sufficiently fantastic to embaress her journalistic mores.
When you're too slothful to flesh your thoughts out, why not just print the headlines? Irish Times prints photo of Saddam's Corpse- On Weekend Review front pageThey either are running with it or they're not. If they want to run it, its the main image of the week and should be on the Front Page. If they don't think that's suitable, they shouldn't run it at all.
Some time ago, Karlin Lillington of the Irish Times linked to details of a secret Council of Ministers questionnaire. This was drawn up in advance of any data retention legislation being in place, in November 2002. It is interesting in its entirety, but I'd particularly draw people's attention to question 5 and the Irish Government's answer.
Piaras Kelly thinksIt isn’t hard to think why some people hold blogs in such disdain given the fact that there’s all this chatter about the phrase ‘Web 2. 0?, but in terms of some of the biggest stories which have been in the news recently such as the Afghan hunger strikers in St Patricks Cathedral, Irish bloggers have been relatively silent.