Category: Freelance FAQs

New Ways to Make Journalism Pay

This article  by Sile McArdle first appeared on Journalist.ie on 5 March, 2010. Reproduced with the author’s permission. If you call a conference ‘New Ways to Make Journalism Pay’, be afraid. Be very afraid. Hearts will thump like puppies’ tails…

The libel laws and Irish bloggers

This article  by Larry Ryan first appeared on Journalist.ie on 5 February, 2010. Reproduced with the author’s permission. It’s been a careful week in the Irish blogosphere. News of a major libel settlement by an Irish blogger first began to…

Investigative journalism – following the paper trail

This article  by Gavin Sheridan first appeared on Journalist.ie on 4 May, 2010. Reproduced with the author’s permission. A powerful new weapon in the journalist’s armoury, the AIE, is similar to the Freedom of Information act but is largely unknown…

What is copyright and how does it affect Irish freelances?

This article by Kathy Foley originally appeared in Journalist.ie on 3 February 2010. Reproduced by permission of the author. Copyright protects the works of artists, including journalists. Only the copyright owner can make copies of their work, distribute those copies…