TheJournal.ie

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TheJournal.ie
TheJournal.ie Logo.png
Type Online newspaper
Owner(s) Distilled Media
Editor Susan Daly
Associate editor Christine Bohan
Sports editor Adrian Russell
Staff writers 20 news department staff [1]
Founded 2010
Headquarters Fumbally Studios
Fumbally Lane
Dublin 8
Circulation 750,000 Monthly Unique Users (Dec 2011)[2]
Official website www.thejournal.ie

TheJournal.ie is an internet news publication in Ireland. It is a mixture of original and aggregated content in a manner similar to The Huffington Post.[3] The website was founded in early 2010 and is owned by Distilled Media.[4]

It was edited by Jennifer O'Connell in 2010–2011,[5] and by Susan Daly since 2011,[6] and employs twenty "journalists".[1]

Content[edit]

TheJournal.ie produces 70 original pieces of content per day.[7] The website is divided into four components: TheJournal.ie itself for Irish and international news and opinion; Business ETC for business news; The Score for sports news; and The Daily Edge for entertainment and gossip.

Notable Stories[edit]

EuroLeaks

In January 2013. TheJournal.ie attained a confidential report by the European Commission on Ireland's financial bailout. The document, which was given to certain members of the German parliament gave Troika recommendations on what and how Irish public services should be cut. The Irish public was outraged by the implication that budgetary cuts were being decided in Berlin and not Dublin.[8]

Awards[edit]

  • 2012
TheJournal.ie won "Best Mobile App" at the Eircom Spiders 2012. It was also awarded "Best Web Only Publication" and "Best Sports Website" at the Irish Web Awards 2012
  • 2011
The website won three Eircom Spider Awards: Best News Site; the Digital Editor Award; and the Grand Prix Award for Best Overall Site.[9] It also won two Irish Web Awards: Best Online Publication; and Grand Prix for Best Website.[10] In addition, it won a Best Media/Publishing App award at the Appy Awards.[11]

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