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TENI Publish New Media Style Guidelines

TENI Publish New Media Style Guidelines

Transgender Equality Network Ireland have published new media style guidelines to help promote positive and respectful reporting on transgender people and on trans* related issues in Ireland. Stories involving trans* people have often been sensationalised by the media, which contributes to negative stereotypes about the trans* community. In TENI’s 2013 report, Speaking from the Margins: Trans […]

Stephen Donnelly TD Proposes ‘Anti-Pantigate’ Legislation

Stephen Donnelly TD Proposes ‘Anti-Pantigate’ Legislation

Stephen Donnelly, an Independent TD for Wicklow and East Carlow, has introduced legislation earlier today in Dáil Éireann that would change the Broadcasting Act to prevent litigious-minded groups and individuals from shutting down public debate. The Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2014 removes any reference to the term “offence” from Section 39 of the Broadcasting Act, as […]

Coca-Cola Ireland Omits Gay Marriage Scene from New Ad Campaign

Coca-Cola Ireland Omits Gay Marriage Scene from New Ad Campaign

In an inexplicable move, Coca-Cola Ireland has omitted a scene depicting two men marrying from a new advert, which is part of a Europe-wide campaign. The new advertising campaign, titled Reasons To Believe, is based on the concept that for every negative moment in life, there are many more positive ones taking place. In the […]