University of Limerick Students’ Union’s war of words with editor over paper’s future

Posted in Governance and administration on December 10th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A bitter war of words has erupted between the University of Limerick Students’ Union and the campus newspaper, after a decision was made to change An Focal to a monthly publication. A spokesperson for ULSU said that the decision was made in response to ‘the particular experience’ it had with its outgoing editor Seamus Toomey, who held the position since August …” (more)

[Fintan Walsh and Aisling O’Connor, Limerick Leader, 9 December]

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UCD paper refuses to publish correction about porn claims

Posted in Governance and administration on February 23rd, 2016 by steve

Ireland“The University College Dublin (UCD) paper that printed an article about an alleged controversial Facebook group among the university’s students will not publish a correction …” (more)

[Aine McMahon, Irish Times, 22 February]

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Trinity College magazine says sorry for ‘drunk rape’ article

Posted in Governance and administration on April 18th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“A Trinity College magazine apologised for an article which appeared to make light of an incident where two men took advantage of a heavily-intoxicated girl …” (more)

[Sam Griffin, Independent, 18 APril]

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Plagiarism scandal tarnishes student newspaper at Trinity College, Dublin

Posted in Governance and administration on December 8th, 2014 by steve

Ireland“Irish eyes definitely are not smiling at Trinity College in Dublin, where the campus paper, The University Times, has acknowledged that one of its editors seems to have been a serial plagiarist …” (more)

[Retraction Watch, 8 December]

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A Note to Our Readers Regarding Plagiarism

Posted in Governance and administration on December 5th, 2014 by steve

IrelandTo Our Readers: This morning, senior management at The University Times became aware that a member of our editorial staff had plagiarised an article that had been published yesterday evening. Immediately following this discovery, we conducted a preliminary investigation into the matter …” (more)

[University Times, 5 December]

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My Education Week

Posted in Life on April 16th, 2013 by steve

“I need as much nudging as possible to get out of bed. This morning I only hit snooze four times: a new record. I take my phone off pilot-mode and start the day …” (more)

[Cathal O’Gara, Irish Times, 16 April]

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CSN sister website to launch next Mon

Posted in Life on March 2nd, 2011 by steve

Cork Student News’ national version, StudentNews.ie, is to launch at an event in Suas, North Main St, next Mon night …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 2 March]

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TCD paper takes prize

Posted in Life on April 22nd, 2010 by steve

“Dublin City University received almost a third of the prizes at the ‘Smedias’ – the national student media awards last night. Among the 10 DCU students award-winners were Samuel Hamilton, who collected journalist of the year and magazine of the year, while Stephen Mangan was recognised as both sports and feature writer of the year …” (more)

[Genebieve Carbery, Irish Times, 22 April]

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